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Governing change: the metropolitan revolution in Latin America

Burdett, Ricky and Kaasa, Adam (2011) Governing change: the metropolitan revolution in Latin America. Architectural Design, 81 (3). pp. 42-51. ISSN 1554-2769

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Identification Number: 10.1002/ad.1237


In 21st-century Latin America, cities are taking the lead. With the greatest populations and economic output concentrated in large-scale metropolises, there is a real sense that the largest cities are outgrowing their national contexts. In many cases, power has been devolved at a municipal level. This has enabled mayors to implement infrastructural and transport projects. As Ricky Burdett and Adam Kaasa highlight in their discussion of two particular initiatives in São Paulo and Mexico City, it has also opened the way for innovative new community projects.

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Additional Information: © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Divisions: Sociology
LSE Cities
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2013 14:14
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 01:20

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