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Residential segregation is a key factor for stable governance in Latin American towns. The isolation of individuals of other social periods or ethnicities has strength political and social outcomes, together with differential entry to and caliber of schooling, health and wellbeing and different companies. This quantity makes use of the new availability of geo-coded census information and strategies of spatial research to behavior the 1st distinctive comparative exam of residential segregation in six significant Latin American metropolises, with Austin, Texas, as a US comparability. It demonstrates the excessive measure of residential segregation of up to date Latin American towns and discusses implications for the welfare of city residents.

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