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Insurgent citizenship : disjunctions of democracy and modernity in Brazil

Title
Insurgent citizenship : disjunctions of democracy and modernity in Brazil / James Holston.
Published
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008.
Description
xvii, 396 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents
Pt. 1. Disruptions
Ch. 1. Citizenship Made Strange
Pt. 2. Inequalities
Ch. 2. In/Divisible Nations
Ch. 3. Limiting Political Citizenship
Ch. 4. Restricting Access to Landed Properly
Ch. 5. Segregating the City
Pt. 3. Insurgencies
Ch. 6. Legalizing the Illegal
Ch. 7. Urban Citizens
Pt. 4. Disjunctions
Ch. 8. Dangerous Spaces of Citizenship.
Summary
"Insurgent citizenships have arisen in cities around the world, This book examines the insurgence of democratic citizenship in the urban peripheries of Sao Paulo, Brazil, its entanglement with entrenched systems of inequality, and its contradiction in violence."--BOOK JACKET.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-374) and index.
Language
English
LCCN
2007015458
ISBN
9780691130217 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691130213 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Format
Book Book
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