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Recent territorial changes in the port of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Abstract : This research refers to an ongoing investigation related to an urban industrial port area which is located on the south bank of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, 10 km from the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. From Territories, Actors and Governance Team (TAG), a useful academic contribution to institutions and social actors involved in the Territories and places described. We will try to offer, therefore, some contributions in line with the methods outlined in the heart of the Possible Territories Network, Territoring Method, related to investigation and intervention. Taking as starting point a conceptual territorial base though not exclusive, we complement this view with input and tools from social, economic, environmental disciplines, among others. In this research the recent territorial transformations (ordering of uses and functions, land use, investments, etc.) are analized in relation to the port jurisdiction of La Plata. Particularly, we will study the logic displayed by social, political, economic actors and their patterns of occupation and ownership of the space. (Santos, M: 1996, 2000) (Karol, J: 2004).The resulting dispute over the use and appropriation of space between different activities (productive and unproductive) accentuate the complex overlapping of jurisdictions and agencies with potential competition authority. In this port area there are long-standing conflicts due to the complex network of actors with different interests in space...
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Fabricio Gliemmo. Recent territorial changes in the port of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 8th International Conference of Territorial Intelligence. ENTI. November, 4th - 7th 2009, Nov 2009, Salerno, Italy. 9p. ⟨halshs-00534072⟩



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