Planeta de ciudades miseria

Planeta de ciudades miseria - Mike Davis - Akal
Publisher name: 
Akal
Year of publication: 
2014
Pages: 
272
Book size:
14x22cm
Weight: 413.9 g
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According to the UN, more than one billion people live in misery cities, in favelas, hills, shacks, quarries, camps and slums in the global South. In this ambitious and brilliant book, Mike Davis portrays the reality of a vast and horrendous warehouse of human beings banished from the world economy in hyperdegradable poor cities. From the expansion of slums in Lima to the mountains of garbage in Manila, urbanization of the misery cities has separated from industrialization, and even economic growth.

The author makes a quantification of the terrifying mass production of misery that characterizes contemporary cities and argues that the exponential growth of misery cities is not accidental, but is the result of a simultaneous conjunction of the corruption of leading classes, the institutional failure and the action of the IMF and the Structural Adjustment Programs (SAP), aimed at ...read more

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Book: Planeta de ciudades miseria

ISBN: 9788446039372
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