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The trajectory of environmental discourse in Curitiba (1960-2000)

This work analyses the discourse on the urban environment produced by Curitiba's Municipal Prefecture between 1960 and 2000. Contrary to official discourse, which presents environmental works as a result of a technical reflection and a planned action, it is shown how, in Curitiba, natural factors and technical solutions to environmental problems were combined in a punctual and non-premeditated way.

Curitiba; urban environment; environmental policy


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