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MICHELINI, J.J. y PINTOS, P. (2016). Metropolitan expansion and new socio-spatial segregation scenarios in contemporary Argentina. The case of Nordelta-Las Tunas (Buenos Aires). Habitat International.

During the last two decades, the metropolitan residential expansion in Argentina became the domain of gated communities. Peripheralization of the middle and upper-middle class population followed that of the poor and working class, establishing a scenario of uneven competition between both ends of the social spectrum for the available land in the metropolitan periphery and giving rise to new forms of urban segregation. Drawing on contemporary debates on socio-spatial segregation in Latin America and based on the cases of Nordelta and Las Tunas (municipality of Tigre, Buenos Aires Metropolitan Region), the paper explores the multiple articulations underlying how relations between neighbouring areas in these contradictory spaces are…