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Crisis And Restructuring Of Brazil's Urban- Industrial Development Model

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,477 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/URS000491

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

E.V. Menezes

Abstract

This paper examines the many transformations of Brazil's urban-industrial development model from 1930 to 1990. The principal terminologies used to characterize this model are the adoption of an industrial development ideology combined with a spatial structure transformation. This combination caused an intensive urbanization of Brazil's spatial structure. Thus, we shall analyze the correlation between power structures and spatial organization, focusing on the concept of the city as a development locus. Furthermore, in analyzing the transformation of Brazilian's urban-industrial development model, we focus on three phases: First, the pre-development phase, or the formation of technocratic management on national space; second, the bureaucratic-authoritarian phase, focusing o

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