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A dinâmica do processo de urbanização no Brasil, 1940-2010


  • Fausto Alves de Brito


  • Breno Aloísio T. Duarte de Pinho



The urbanization process in Brazil is crucial in the structural conformation of modern Brazilian society, especially from the second half of the twentieth century. Not only is the territory that accelerates the process of urbanization, but Brazilian society itself that becomes increasingly urban. The city becomes the privileged locus of economic activities more relevant and the vast majority of the population. The novelty of the urbanization process in Brazil was his tremendous speed, much higher than the developed countries, which did coincide in time, the processes of urbanization, urban population concentration in large cities and metropolises.

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  • Fausto Alves de Brito & Breno Aloísio T. Duarte de Pinho, 2012. "A dinâmica do processo de urbanização no Brasil, 1940-2010," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG 464, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td464

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    urbanization process; system of cities;

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    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers

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