Part I: Territory, Economy and Society -- Production Transformations -- Spatial Transformations -- Social Transformations -- Demographic Transformations -- Family Transformations -- Part II: Segregation and Inequalities -- Segregation and Population Displacement -- Segregation and Real Estate Production -- Segregation and Occupational Inequalities -- Segregation and Educational Inequalities -- Segregation and “Racial” Inequalities -- Part III: Citizenship, Public Policy and Metropolitan Governance -- The Favela in the City-Commodity: Deconstruction of a Social Question -- Political Culture, Citizenship and the Representation of the Urbs without Civitas: The Metropolis of Rio de Janeiro -- Local Democracy and Metropolitan Governance -- Entrepreneurial Governance: Neoliberal Modernization.-Transport Management: The Renovation of the Road Pact. .
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 structured in three main parts with sixteen chapters written by researchers from the Brazilian Metropolitan Observatory in Rio de Janeiro. The aim of the book 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..