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Mexico Megacity

1st Edition

By James B Pick, Edgar W Butler


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With a population of 15 million persons in 1990, Mexico City is one of the world's largest cities. It is a famous center of civilizations and culture and one of the economic capitals of the Americas, but it also has serious social and economic problems, including large impoverished zones, severe environmental degradation, crime, and overpopulation.

Table of Contents

Overview -- Urbanization in Mexico -- Population of Mexico Megacity -- Marriage, Fertility, and Family -- Migration -- Mortality and Health -- Environment And Housing -- Socioeconomic Characteristics -- The Economy -- Labor Force and Labor Market -- Economic Transformation in Mexico Megacity -- Spatial Structure of Mexico Megacity -- Mexico Megacity in the Future

About the Authors

Edgar W. Butler is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside. He holds a BA in Social Science, and a Ph.D. as well. He is the author and editor of numerous books and scientific papers on related subjects. James B. Pick is professor and former chair of the department of management and business at the University of Redlands.

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