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Competition for rural and urban space in Latin America: Its consequences for low income groups

Competition for rural and urban space in Latin America: Its consequences for low income groups

contributions to a symposium organized at the 45th International ... July 1985 (Nederlandse geografische studies)

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Published by Geografisch en Planologisch Instituut, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages174
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Open LibraryOL12849563M
ISBN 109068090348
ISBN 109789068090345

The government's ban on migration from the rural and non-coastal areas until the mids widened urban-rural and coastal-hinterland income gaps. The case of the U.S. is widely misunderstood. Perhaps half of the growth in income inequality over the last 30 years resulted from the rising share of single-parent families, especially mothers who Cited by: 1.   In 12 of 18 low-income countries, food-energy deficiencies in urban areas were the same or higher than rural areas, even though urban areas have higher average incomes (Ahmed et al. ). The rapid increases in food prices during and early showed the vulnerability of the urban poor to price by:

Chapter 1 outlines the background to urban - rural linkages: 1. Structural adjustment programmes have had an impact on low-income groups and the dismantling of marketing boards has increased reliance on local markets. varies significantly. In Latin America and the middle east supermarkets dominate the trade in fresh produce, but this is. The success of technology in meeting these demands has been geographically uneven, being most successful in areas of low recent population growth, such as Europe and North America, meeting with varied success in Asia and Latin America, and generally being least successful in sub-Saharan Africa, where food production per caput has actually.

  In urban Latin America, for example, households headed by women rose by a mean of percentage points between the late s and the end of the first decade of the 21 st century (Chant, ). Other reasons commonly mooted for rising proportions of female-headed households in towns and cities include greater access by urban women to.   Human-induced climate change will affect the lives of most populations in the next decade and beyond. It will have greatest, and generally earliest, impact on the poorest and most disadvantaged populations on the planet. Changes in climatic conditions and increases in weather variability affect human wellbeing, safety, health and survival in many by:


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Competition for rural and urban space in Latin America: its consequences for low income groups: contributions to a symposium organized at the 45th International Congress of Americanists. Latin America and the Caribbean is the most urbanized region in the developing world.

Its urbanization rate of almost 80 % is comparable to that of high-income countries. However, cities in the region are struggling to provide the infrastructure needed for their millions of residents to enjoy a decent quality of life.

This paper focuses on analyzing three aspects of this by: 5. the urban structure with modern processes experienced in Latin America. e Latin American city model by Gri n and For d () arises from empirical evi- dence based on many cities. Over the past several decades, _____ have been the fastest growing ethnic groups in rural America.

Asians and Latinos An influential group of sociologists who used the city of Chicago as a laboratory for the study of urbanism is known as the __________. As low- and middle-income countries urbanise rapidly, both poverty and food insecurity will concentrate in urban areas.

n Low incomes are the. primary cause of urban food insecurity, but poor living conditions, local environmental hazards and limited access to markets contribute, and are exacerbated by climate Size: KB.

Dollarization is a process by which a country adopts - in whole or in part - the U.S. dollar as its official currency. In Latin America, limited dollarization is used as a type of insurance because the region's economies are prone to currency devaluation and hyperinflation.

Unlike North American cities, wealthier people will tend to stay near the center of the city (sector model). Also, while in the US new construction is usually in the CBD for wealthier people, major development in European cities is usually the construction of high-rise apartments in the suburbs for low-income or colored people who have immigrated.

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Search. _____ have been the fastest growing ethnic groups in rural America. which contains a substantial number of immigrants from Latin America. combine necessary human and natural resources with relatively stable governments and active business communities; Mexico is major producer of motor vehicles, textiles, and processed foods and Brazil is a leading producer of iron, steel, cars, airplanes, textiles, and electrical goods; both countries emerged with stronger economies from serious financial crises in the s because of their.

Slum Upgrading and Housing Alternatives for the Poor. percent in Latin America and the Caribbean, and 13 percent in North conditions of low-income and BOP urban households. e rst urban. Organizations working on family planning.

By Nicholas Kristof observed the consequences when there is not available family planning for low-income rural folk, and we now have a twelve year track record as a Foundation (since ) delivering services and making a difference in extended rural (and nearby impoverished urban) communities here.

Latin America. While an employer subsidy makes the journey peripherally located low-income groups. Transport Pricing and Accessibility 19 and its relevance to the merit-good argument. Over the past few years, there has been a renewed interest on inequality.

At the global level, there has been an increase in the concentration of income and wealth with a number of economic, social, and environmental consequences. In this article, I study the relationship between different forms of inequality (namely, income, wealth, and land concentration), agricultural intensification, and Cited by: 5.

Guatemala is a lower middle-income country with one of the most unequal distributions of income and one of the highest poverty rates in Latin America. Inwhile the (unweighted) average Gini coefficient for Latin America wasthe Gini for Guatemala was equal to (Figure 1).Cited by: According to the Chinese national census (National survey of left-behind children in rural areas and migrant children in urban and rural areas), the total number of left-behind children (defined as children under 17 years old living in their rural homes with one or both parents working outside their registered resident area) reached 61 Author: Y.

Zheng. The majority of urban Africans have historically lived in cities and towns of fewer than million gh population data for small urban areas is not reliable, Fig. 1 shows that over 48% of urban Africans lived in cities of less than 1 million people incompared to 33% of urban Latin Americans and 38% of urban Asians.

However, these small- and medium-sized cities are Cited by: Rural Society. The meaning of rural. Social change in rural society. Contemporary rural-urban comparisons. BIBLIOGRAPHY. The scientific study of rural society as a specialized area of sociology is a development of the twentieth century and prior to World War II had its growth principally in the United such study has developed institutional support in many countries.

Whilst in a mere 13 per cent of the world’s population lived in urban areas, the UN-Habitat [ 1] estimates that by this level will have risen to 60 per cent. Furthermore, virtually all of this population growth over the next few decades will be absorbed by cities in.

Chapter 36W challenges facing the developing countries 3 FIGURE 1 Countries of the World, Classified by Per Capita GNP, Income group U.S. dollars Low $ or less Lower-middle $ – $ Upper-middle $–$ High $ or more There is a sharp geographical division between “North” and “South” in the level of income per File Size: KB.

Available online via SciVerse ScienceDirect, or in print for a limited time only, The International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home is the first international reference work for housing scholars and professionals, that uses studies in economics and finance, psychology, social policy, sociology, anthropology, geography, architecture, law, and other disciplines to create an international Book Edition: 1.

The line shows a hiccup at the end of the s but then steady progress. The authors see this improvement mainly as the effect of the movement of the Chinese population from low productivity agriculture to high productivity cities, a less pronounced rural-urban migration within India, and decided growth in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.Traditionally, gentrification has been considered a highly urban process, particularly relating to large towns and cities.

The same processes of gentrification, such as the reinvestment of capital, social upgrading of a locale by incoming higher-income groups, landscape change and upgrading, Author: Lucinda M. Hall.Uneven Distribution of Rural Hispanic Growth.

Until recently, the Hispanic population has been heavily concentrated in the Southwest, California, and Texas, as well in a few other major metropolitan gateways, such as New York City, Chicago, and Miami (Massey and Capoferro ).Immigration was a regional rather than a national issue for debate; in fact, just three states—California, Texas Cited by: