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Cities from scratch : poverty and informality in urban Latin America / Brodwyn Fischer, Bryan McCann, and Javier Auyero, editors.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-283) and index.
Contents:
  • A century in the present tense : crisis, politics, and the intellectual history of Brazil's informal cities / Brodwyn Fischer
  • In and out of the margins : urban land seizures and homeownership in Santiago, Chile / Edward Murphy
  • Troubled oasis : the intertwining histories of the Morro dos Cabritos and Bairro Peixoto / Bryan McCann
  • Compadres, vecinos, and bróderes in the barrio : kinship, politics, and local territorialization in urban Nicaragua / Dennis Rodgers
  • The informal city : an enduring slum or a progressive habitat? / Emilio Duhau
  • The favelas of Rio de Janeiro / Ratão Diniz
  • Informal cities and community-based organizing / Sujatha Fernandes
  • Threshold markets : the production of real-estate value between the "favela" and the "pavement" / Mariana Cavalcanti
  • Toxic waiting : flammable Shantytown revisited / Javier Auyero.
Contributor:
Fischer, Brodwyn M., editor.
McCann, Bryan, 1968- editor.
Auyero, Javier, editor.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0822355337
9780822355182
0822355183
9780822355335

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