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The Urban Caribbean: Transition to the New Global Economy

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Mai 1997

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book studies urbanization in five countries-Costa Rica, Haiti, Guatamala, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica-during the 1980s and 1990s, when the region's economy shifted from one heavily dependent on imports to one directed more to producing exports.

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Alejandro Portes is professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University. Carlos Dore-Cabral is senior investigator at the Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO) in the Dominican Republic. Patricia Landolt is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at the Johns Hopkins University.

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The authors employ an innovative small numbers comparative design to examine and distinguish trends in urban primacy, spatial polarization of social classes in cities, forms of political participation, and the potential of informal enterprises for growth and capital accumulation. Population and Development Review
EAN: 9780801855191
ISBN: 0801855195
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1997
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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