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ERIC Number: ED079451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 221
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Urbanization in Brazil. An International Urbanization Survey Report to the Ford Foundation.
Gardner, James A.
This report is a continuation of a review done in 1958 by the Ford Foundation in an attempt to identify and define a productive role in Latin America. Contained herein are as follows: The Introduction includes: (1) Urbanization in Latin America, The Role of the Ford Foundation; (2) Urbanization in Brazil, the Involvement of the Ford Foundation; (3) The Need for a Frame of Reference in Approaching Urban Problems; (4) Whether 'Urban Problems' Constitute a Cognizable, Effective Category for Foundation Activity; (5) a Definition of Urbanization; (6) The Elements of an 'Urban Frame of Reference;' and (7) The 'Frame of Reference' Origin of the Present Paper. The second section, Urbanization in Brazil, deals with: (1) The Absence of an Urban Tradition; (2) Physical Setting; (3) The Settlement and "Urban" History of Brazil. The third section, Brazilian Responses to Urbanization, includes: (1) 'Societal' Perception of Cities; (2) Governmental Responses to Urbanization; (3) Other Institutional Responses to Urbanization; and (4) 'Urban Policy' in Brazil. Tables and charts are included throughout the text. [For related documents in this series, see UD 013 731 and 013 733-744 for surveys of specific countries. For special studies analyzing urbanization in The Third World, see UD 013 745-UD 013 748.] (SB)
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Authoring Institution: Ford Foundation, New York, NY. International Urbanization Survey.
Identifiers: Brazil