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One Size Does Not Fit All: Land Markets and Property Rights for the Construction of the Just City

Irazabal Zurita, Clara E.

This essay reflects on alternative urban markets and property right systems in some Latin American countries. What becomes clear is that one size does not fit all: land markets and property rights are multifaceted and their conception and implementation should be context-sensitive. In recent experiments and proposals in Brazil, El Salvador and Venezuela, among other countries, they are being used as instruments for the expansion of rights to the city and the construction of the just city.

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International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
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https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2427.2009.00884.x

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Urban Planning
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November 23, 2011