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Governing the Metropolis

Principles and Cases

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$26.95 • £21.95 • €24.50

ISBN 9781597820707

Publication Date: 09/30/2008

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296 pages

7 x 10 inches

4 black and white illustrations, 9 tables

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

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Eduardo Rojas is Principal Urban Development Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank.

Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura is Professor of Applied Economics in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Alcalà, Spain.

José Miguel Fernandez Güell is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Architecture, Polytechnic University of Madrid.

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