Books

economic-crisis-in-laWhen the 2008 financial crisis rippled from the epicenter in the United States across borders into economies both near and far, many countries were caught by surprise. The bursting of a housing market bubble in the United States caused persistent economic and social detriment through 2011 especially in the United States and the European Union. The...
book-argentina This book examines the causes of the economic and political crisis in Argentina in 2001 and the process of strong economic recovery. It poses the question of how a country that defaulted on its external loans and was widely criticized by international observers could have succeeded in its growth and development despite this decision in 2002. It...
building-latin-american-bicentennials-bookThis is the first book that displays the objectives, preparations and activities commemorating the Latin American bicentennial of independence in its continental dimension. A diversity of voices from nine countries exposes the rich spectrum of proposals and expectations made ​​at different scales. From Mexico City to Punta Arenas, including Bogotá, ...
buenos-aires-the-power-of-anticipation-itinerant-images-of-the-metropolitan-future-in-the-centennial-This is the first book that comprehensively examines the imagination of the urban future in Buenos Aires. At the time of the Centennial, its people imagined and consumed a large and exciting set of images, desires, plans and expectations for the future of the city. Former residents and newcomers, different social sectors, professionals and workers,...
argentina-in-collapse-the-americas-debateThis book examines the 2001 economic and political collapse of Argentina from an interdisciplinary and transcontinental perspective. It includes essays by historians, economists, sociologists, journalists, and architects from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and the United States, including among others, Joseph Stiglitz, Tulio Halperín Donghi, Néstor G...
building-bicentennials-argentinaThis is a book of multiple voices. Its 32 authors think about the sense, the challenge and options, memories and expectations that the bicentennial presents. They are voices of historians, architects, philosophers, scientists, professors, public dignitaries, social workers, politicians and young people. They cover current problems, diverse aspects of...
latin-america-on-the-moveLatin America is on the move. Newly elected governments in nine countries have rejected the past failed solutions to the problems of poverty, inequality, exclusion, and social justice. Political leaders are seeking new approaches to replace the neo-liberal policies of the Washington Consensus. This book presents views about the direction of change of...
buenos-aires-2050-images-of-the-futuredecisions-of-the-presentBuenos Aires 2050 summons people to discuss collectively and inclusively a desirable future for the metropolis in which we live. It seeks to extend options for development and to orient present decisions. This book presents the results of the first five years of Buenos Aires 2050 and contains 14 proposals and 8 comments of participants who are...

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