The image of Latin American suburbs has changed in the last two decades as they have become more heterogeneous with the development of gated communities that coexist with poor-household settlements. Developers, local government staff and gated community residents are the main actors involved in the process of urban development of the periphery.
Roitman, S. (2010), "The changing image of suburban areas in Latin America and the role of local government", Clapson, M. and Hutchison, R. (Ed.) Suburbanization in Global Society (Research in Urban Sociology, Vol. 10), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 273-292. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1047-0042(2010)0000010014Download as .RIS
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