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cities & citizens series - bridging the urban divide

Copyright © United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), 2010 São Paulo: A Tale of Two Cities All rights reserved UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME P.O. Box 30030, GPO, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya Tel.: +254 (20) 762 3120, Fax: +254 (20) 762 4266/4267/4264/3477/4060 E-mail: infohabitat@unhabitat.org www.unhabitat.org DISCLAIMER The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries or regarding its economic system or degree of development. The analysis, conclusions and recommendations of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), the Governing Council of UN-HABITAT or its Member States.Excerpts may be reproduced without authorization, on condition that the source is indicated. HS Number: HS/103/10E ISBN Number:(Volume) 978-92-1-132214-9 ISBN Number(Series): 978-92-1-132029-9 This book was prepared under the overall guidance of the Director of MRD, Oyebanji Oyeyinka and the direct coordination of Eduardo Moreno, Head of City Monitoring Branch. The book primarily uses data prepared by the São Paulo-based, Fundação Sistema Estadual de Análise de Dados (SEADE) in collaboration with UN-HABITAT under the technical coordination of Gora Mboup, Chief of the Global Urban Observatory . In the SEADE team, thanks go to Felícia Reicher Madeira (Director), Maria Alice Bezerra Cutrim, Nádia Pinheiro Dini, Paulo de Martino Jannuzzi, and Sônia Nahas de Carvalho. Chapters and Special Features of this book were prepared by Christopher Horwood, Consultant of MRD. Other contributors are Luciana Benatti, Renato Cybalista, POLIS Institute, São Paulo and Sarah Feldman, University of São Paulo, Zoe Flood and Patricia Samora (USP). Editorial support by Darcy Varney Additional thanks and acknowledgements are due to the many academics, government officials, architects, urban planners, independent analysts and journalists in São Paulo who offered their time, observations and advice for the development of this book. Some of those who met with and communicated with the author are quoted in different sections of the publication. Series concept design by Christopher Horwood. Book design and layout was by Eugene Papa and printed at UNON: Nairobi, Publishing Services Section, ISO 14001:2004 - certified.

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Sao Paulo; A tale of two cities  

UN-HABITAT’s new Cities and Citizens series examines urban inequality in the developing world through in-depth analysis of intracity data de...

Sao Paulo; A tale of two cities  

UN-HABITAT’s new Cities and Citizens series examines urban inequality in the developing world through in-depth analysis of intracity data de...

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