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Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence in Latin America

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This book analyzes and explains the ways in which major developing world cities respond to the challenge of urban violence. The study shows how the political projects that cities launch to confront urban violence are shaped by the interaction between urban political economies and patterns of armed territorial control. It introduces business as a pivotal actor in the politics of urban violence, and argues that how business is organized within cities and its linkages to local governments impacts whether or not business ...

Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence in Latin America 2016, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804794176

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