Cities in a Complex World:
Problems, Challenges and Prospects
Capítulo: Space of poverty and social disadvantages in Mexico City
Editores: Lidia Mierzejewska & Jerzy J. Parysek
Autores de capítulo: Adrián Guillermo Aguilar & Flor M. López
Aguilar, A., & López, F. M. (2014), Space of poverty and social disadvantages in Mexico City en Lidia Mierzejewska & Jerzy J. Parysek, Cities in a Complex World: Problems, Challenges and Prospects, Poznán: UNI-DRUK. pp. 41-51.
Resumen de capítulo:
Modern cities are an object of interest to representatives of many disciplines: urban planners, architects, economists, sociologists, ecologists, engineers, lawyers, politologists, and probably many others. Also geography as a scientific discipline has always devoted much space to them in its research: their genesis, location, operation, inhabitants, economic and social development , function, economic structure, spatial structure, problems, etc. In the recent decades the role of a stimulator of studies in this fields has been played by the Urban Geography Commission of the International Geographical Union, which sets research problems and priorities. The effects of those initiatives and activities have been numerous stidies the results of which have been published in academic journals and monographs.
This publication offers a collection of the latest articles prepared by geographers and representatives of related disciplines collaborating wiht the Urban Geography Commision of the International Geographical Union.