This book provides an overview of urban transformations taking place in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the last three decades. It analyses urban dynamics within the metropolis and its relationship with Brazilian urban networks.
This book is written by researchers from the Brazilian Metropolitan Observatory in Rio de Janeiro. The aim is to study urban transformation and stagnation with regards to urban mobility and infrastructure, social analysis of territory, housing and housing market, metropolitan governance, demography, residential segregation and inequality of opportunities, among other topics.
About the Author
Luiz Cesar de Queiroz Ribeiro is Professor at the Institute of Urban and Regional Research and Planning (IPPUR) at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is the national coordinator of the Metropolis Observatory (INCT) and Visiting Professor at the Social Sciences Institute at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. His research specialties include: urbanization, metropolis, urban dynamics, national territory, socio-spatial inclusion/segregation in metropolis, urban governance and management.