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Urban policies and social inequality in Latin America.

Custodio Antonio De Mattos

Urban policies and social inequality in Latin America.

by Custodio Antonio De Mattos

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Soc.Sc) - University of Birmingham, Institute of Local Government Studies, 1980.

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Open LibraryOL13737743M

Even though inequality has been reduced in Venezuela (for the time being), the economy’s growth prospects have been severely weakened. Latin America is the only world region where inequality has declined since the early s. Improved social policies and increased investment in education have been substantial factors. The urban sociology reader. 2d ed. New York: Routledge. E-mail Citation» This volume teaches about many aspects of the creation, persistence, and inequality of urban spaces, including sections specifically on urbanization, urban growth, racial and social inequality, gender and sexuality, globalization, and culture. McDonald, David, ed.

  This impact appeared in the differences within Latin America between the s and s on the one hand, when the debt burden and Washington Consensus greatly constrained Latin American social policy, and the s on the other hand, when many countries in the region freed themselves from the IFIs and there was no longer a consensus in the U.S Author: Evelyne Huber.   For decades, Latin American cities have been central to the economic growth and development of the region. With 80 percent of the region’s population located in urban .

Wealth inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean refers to economic discrepancies among people of the region. Wealth inequality remains a serious issue despite strong economic growth and improved social indicators observed over the past decade. This is the fifth in a series of annual volumes to appear on Latin American urban research, and it is one of the best. It addresses an extremely important issue too often neglected in all the material on urbanization, both here and abroad, namely the role that urbanization plays in promoting inequality in Latin America and in the political economy of the urban and rural development of the by: 4.


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Urban policies and social inequality in Latin America by Custodio Antonio De Mattos Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authors critically analyze urban issues within the context of the national and regional political economy, neoliberal governance, and urban social movements. Latin America’s cities are sharply divided into wealthy enclaves and large peripheral areas, reflecting deep social and economic inequalities, leading to notable movements and : $ Urban inequality, youth and social policy in Latin America: introduction to special section Séverine Deneulina and Diego Sánchez-Ancocheab adepartment of Social and olicy Sciences, p university of Bath, Bath, bOxford epartment of d uK; nternational i development, university of Oxford, Oxford, uK Cited by: 2.

T1 - Urban Inequality, Youth and Social Policy in Latin America. T2 - introduction to special section. AU - Deneulin, Severine. AU - Sanchez Ancochea, Diego. PY - Y1 - N2 - This special section discusses some of the challenges of inequality in the Latin American urban context and its consequences for the lives of young by: 2.

Democracy and the Left: Social Policy and Inequality in Latin America Evelyne Huber, John D. Stephens Although inequality in Latin America ranks among the worst in the world, it has notably declined over the last decade, offset by improvements in health care and education, enhanced programs for social assistance, and increases in the minimum wage.

In addition, individual essays address the changing role of women, the influence of religion, the growth of new social movements, the struggles of indigenous peoples, and ecological issues. Finally, the book examines the influence of U.S.

policy and of regionalization and globalization on the Latin American by: This edited volume examines how economic processes have worked upon social lives and social realities in Latin America during the past decades. Through tracing the effects of the neoliberal epoch into the era of the so-called pink tide, the book seeks to understand to what extent the turn to the left at the start of the millennium managed to.

At the macro level, social inequality can also present barriers to economic development, as most government policies and resources tend to be directed in solving social conflict rather than to promote and generate growth. This is one of the reasons usually cited in explaining the development gap between Latin America and other.

This book is open access under a CC BY license. This edited volume examines how economic processes have worked upon social lives and social realities in Latin America during the past decades. Through tracing the effects of the neoliberal epoch into the era of the so-called pink tide, the book seeks to understand to what extent the turn to the left at the start of the millennium managed to.

Social and economic inequality is common in Latin America and other parts of the world including developed and developing countries. According to Fukuyama, one of the factors causing social and economic inequality is birth defect.

This involves examining the political and social negotiations and reactions of Latin American religious groups of all types with movements including indigenous peoples, blacks, feminists, gays, and urban or rural workers and with states across the political spectrum from neoliberal to socialist over a relatively wide range of intercrossing issues such as social mobility, democracy and human rights, race and.

Latin America has been basking in good news lately. High growth, combined with an unusual resilience to the global financial crisis, has contrasted sharply with events in Europe and the United States. Even the countries hardest hit by the crisis have managed quite well.

Another piece of good news has received less attention. Income inequality in the region has declined in The book Democracy and the Left: Social Policy and Inequality in Latin America, Evelyne Huber and John D.

Stephens is published by University of Chicago Press. To address the deep historical roots of inequality in Latin America, and the powerful contemporary economic, political and social mechanisms that sustain it, Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean outlines four broad areas for action by governments and civil society groups to break this destructive pattern:Build more open political and.

Although inequality in Latin America ranks among the worst in the world, it has notably declined over the last decade, offset by improvements in health care and education, enhanced programs for social assistance, and increases in the minimum wage.

In Democracy and the Left, Evelyne Huber and John D. Stephens argue that the resurgence of democracy in Latin America is key to this change. Downloadable (with restrictions). This special section discusses some of the challenges of inequality in the Latin American urban context and its consequences for the lives of young people.

The four papers provide an in-depth analysis, from different methodological and disciplinary perspectives, of the interaction between social policy and multiple dimensions of inequality in Mexico, Argentina Cited by: 2. Social inclusion, equality, and diversity programs have not always been a priority in universities in Latin America.

Recent analysis of the current situation and trends in higher education show various types of inequalities. Those that stand out in the social and urban areas are inequalities of gender, ethnicity and race, and income. In contrast, globally, Brazil and Hispanic Latin America exhibit the highest national levels of health inequality [29][30] [31] [32] reflected in a tradition of research and literature on health.

Nazaret Castro is a Spanish journalist. She has been working as a correspondent in Latin America for eight years, contributing to media such as Le Monde Diplomatique, Público and La Marea.

She is a co-founder of the Carro de Combate project, which investigates the social and environmental impact of the goods we consume, palm oil among them.

In Latin America, social policies have historically exhibited large gaps in coverage and high levels of inequality in benefit size.

Since the late s, countries in this region have begun to grapple with these challenges, enacting a series of reforms to healthcare, social assistance and education by:   Author Information.

JOSÉ R. JOUVE-MARTIN is professor of Hispanic and Latin American studies and chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at McGill University. His research focuses on three main areas of inquiry: the intersection of race, writing, and science in colonial Spanish America; the interplay of memory, ritual, and theatre in the Atlantic world; Cited by: 2.

Global restructuring, employment, and social inequality in urban Latin America. [Richard Tardanico; Rafael Menjívar;] -- This volume's multidisciplinary cast of authors uses a comparative framework to explore the implications of global transformations and national development policies for urban employment and social.Despite this relatively low poverty incidence, the absolute number of poor people is high, and most studies agree that about half of Latin America's poor live in urban areas.

The Bank's own estimates suggest that 60 percent of the poor ( million people) and half the extreme poor (46 million individuals) live in urban areas.Falling Inequality in Latin America: Policy Changes and Lessons are analyzed in a new book edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia1 comprising six country case studies and ten policy chapters prepared by scholars from Latin America, Europe taxation, social expenditure, and labour policies.