City of Walls: Crime, Segregation, and Citizenship in São Paulo
Teresa P R Caldeira (Author)
DescriptionTeresa Caldeira's pioneering study of fear, crime, and segregation in São Paulo poses essential questions about citizenship and urban change in contemporary democratic societies. Focusing on São Paulo, and using comparative data on Los Angeles, she identifies new patterns of segregation developing in these cities and suggests that these patterns are appearing in many metropolises.
University of California Press
April 01, 2001
5.9 X 1.4 X 8.9 inches | 1.65 pounds
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About the Author
Teresa P. R. Caldeira is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. She has been a professor of anthropology at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) and a senior researcher at the Brazilian Center of Analysis and Planning (Cebrap) in São Paulo.
"Cladeira elaborates the intellectual and physical constructs that victims and officials mount in order to negotiate its environment."--Choice