Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Towards a Renewed Perspective on the City

  • Dennis Rodgers
  • Jo Beall
  • Ravi Kanbur

Part of the Studies in Development Economics and Policy book series (SDEP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dennis Rodgers, Jo Beall, Ravi Kanbur
      Pages 3-33
  3. Reconceptualizing Urban Fragmentation

  4. Reconnecting the City

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 257-257
    2. Dennis Rodgers, Ravi Kanbur, Jo Beall
      Pages 259-264
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 265-270

About this book


By the dawn of the 21st century, more than half of the world's population was living in urban areas. This volume explores the implications of this unprecedented expansion in the world's most urbanized region, Latin America, exploring the new urban reality, and the consequences for both Latin America and the rest of the developing world.


development mobility Urban Areas urban development urbanization

Editors and affiliations

  • Dennis Rodgers
    • 1
  • Jo Beall
    • 2
  • Ravi Kanbur
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of GlasgowUK
  3. 3.Cornell UniversityUSA

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