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Title Building cities : neighbourhood improvement and urban quality of life / Eduardo Rojas, editor.

Published Washington, D.C. : Inter-American Development Bank, [2010]


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 UniM Bail  307.34 BUIL    DUE 05-09-19
Uniform title Construir ciudades. English.
Physical description xvii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes "The contents of this book were discussed in the workshop 'Settlement upgrading programmes: comparative analysis of lessons learned and new approaches', held in October, 2008 in Montevideo, Uruguay"--P. [xiii].
"Cities Alliance, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [227]-233) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Introduction -- Building citizenship for a better quality of life -- Income and security: prerequisites for citizenship -- Land: a scarce resource -- Preventing new informality -- Neighbourhood upgrading programmes: lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean -- Community participation: more than good intentions -- The foundation of sustainability --References -- About the authors -- Index.
Original Version Originally published in Spanish under title: Construir ciudades : mejoramiento de barrios y calidad de vida urbana.
Language notes Translated from the Spanish.
Other author Rojas, Eduardo.
Inter-American Development Bank.
Settlement Upgrading Programmes: Comparative Analysis of Lessons Learned and New Approaches (2008 : Montevideo, Uruguay)
Subject Community development, Urban -- Latin America.
Neighborhood assistance programs -- Latin America.
Housing -- Latin America.
Urbanization -- Latin America.
Urban policy -- Latin America.
Variant Title Neighborhood improvement and urban quality of life.
ISBN 9781597821087 (paperback)
159782108X (paperback)