Research + Work

In addition to studios, workshops, laboratories, lecture and seminar rooms, the college has a number of specialized facilities which support its programs.

Economy, Environment and Culture in Latin America: A Comparative Study of National Planning in Brazil and Mexico

David Edelman

David Edelman has had a very busy summer this year. He spent part of the season at Universitas Jenderal Soedirman (UNSOED), Faculty of Economics and Business, Doctoral Programme in Economics, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia as Visiting Professor of Urban and Regional Planning. He also published a new book (Economy, Environment and Culture in Latin America: A Comparative Study of National Planning in Brazil and Mexico, ISBN 978-613-9-84567-5) and two peer-reviewed articles: (National Planning in Mexico: An Historical Perspective,” Current Urban Studies, Vol. 6, No. 3 (August 2018) pp. 293 – 339) and “National Planning in Brazil: An Historical Perspective,” Journal of Social and Political Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2 (July 2018), pp. 232 – 270) with the late David Allor, as well as a book chapter with SOP PhD graduate Deepika Andanvarapu and Nagenda K. Morrangi, Chapter 27: “Victims or Survivors: Resilience from the Slum Dweller’s Perspective,” in Colucc, Angela and Adriana Galderisi (Eds.). Smart, Resilient and Transition Cities: Emerging Approaches and Tools for a Climate Sensitive Urban Development. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2018, pp. 215 – 220). Finally, he prepared with MCP graduate Paola Garrido Estévez. “Gestionando el Medio Ambiente Urbano de Lima, Perú,” which is to be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal this fall.