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Spatial interactions and urban network: a discussion about the result the integration process in South America through of the transportation infrastructure

Grant number: 14/09913-1
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2014
Effective date (End): August 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Geography - Human Geography
Acordo de Cooperação: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Eliseu Savério Sposito
Grantee:Dayana Aparecida Marques de Oliveira Cruz
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Presidente Prudente. Presidente Prudente , SP, Brazil


At the current stage of capitalism, the country search is the strengthening of economic blocks through regional integration. This search is due to the need to strengthen the regional economy with the aim of increasing competitiveness in the global context with the conquest of new markets. In this debate, it is important to emphasize the role of transport infrastructure and spatial interactions in promoting regional integration it is through them that establishes the dialectic between fixed and streams that contribute to greater territorial fluidity from the technical development in the territory. This dialectic generates changes in the role by cities and the urban network, whose hierarchy can be modified due to the strategic in the cities choice to be part of the projects of international integration. In this context the objective is to foster arguments to discuss the role of cities in the urban network through spacial interactions while recurring of integration Brazil - Paraguay considering the transport infrastructure works proposed in Group 3 (Asunción - Paranaguá) inserted in the Capricorn Hub in the Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA) and its importance to the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) and Brazil. (AU)

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CRUZ, Dayana Aparecida Marques de Oliveira. Geopolítica e integração regional: uma análise dos projetos de infraestrutura de transportes entre Brasil e Paraguai. 2017. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia. Presidente Prudente Presidente Prudente.

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