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Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

David R. Diaz and Rodolfo D. Torres

Abstract

The nation's Latina/o population has now reached over 50 million, or 15 percent of the estimated total U.S. population of 300 million, and a growing portion of the world's population now lives and works in cities that are increasingly diverse. This book provides the first national perspective on Latina/o urban policy, addressing a wide range of planning policy issues that impact both Latinas/os in the United States, as well as the nation as a whole, tracing how cities develop, function, and are affected by socio-economic change. The three sections of the book address the politics of planning a ... More

Keywords: Latina population, Latino population, U.S. population, Latino urban policy, Latina urban policy, urbanization, Mexican Americans

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780814784044
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David R. Diaz, editor

Rodolfo D. Torres, editor

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Contents

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Introduction

David R. Diaz and Rodolfo D. Torres

Aesthetic Belonging

Johana Londoño

A Pair of Queens

José L. S. Gámez

Fostering Diversity

Silvia Domínguez

After Latino Metropolis

Victor Valle and Rodolfo D. Torres