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Latin urban research

F. F. Rabinovitz

Latin urban research

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Published by Sage .
Written in English


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Statementedited by F.F. Rabinovitz and F.M. Trueblood. Vol.2, Regional and urban development policies, a Latin American perspective / edited by G. Geisse and J.E. Hardoy.
ContributionsTrueblood, F. M., Geisse, G., Hardoy, Jorge E.
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Open LibraryOL20831092M

Police in Urban America, (E. H. Monkkonen). Review of book and its argument that the shift in police role from class control to crime control was linked to the bureaucratization of cities. Although the author's conclusions are intriguing, the paper criticizes his use of labeling theory and his view that the changes were "unfortunate.".   Online Research Methods in Urban and Planning Studies: Design and Outcomes provides an overview of online research methods in urban and planning studies, exploring and discussing new digital tools and Web-based research methods, as well as the scholarly, legal, and ethical challenges associated with their use. Chapters from academics and. 1. Argentine artist Martin Ron’s giant sea turtle in Buenos Aires This mural is one of Argentina’s most famous, painted in just four days. Ron’s painting of a man and his dog overshadowed by a giant sea turtle is said to be demonstrative of the power of memory. Although it doesn’t allude to social controversies, this work is very striking and moving on a more personal level.


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