Holston, James.

Insurgent citizenship : disjunctions of democracy and modernity in Brazil / James Holston. - Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008. - xvii, 396 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. - In-formation series .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-374) and index.

Citizenship made strange
Public standing and everyday citizenship
Particular citizenships
Treating the unequal unequally
History as an argument about the present
In/​divisible nations
Comparative formulations
French indivisibility
American restriction
Brazilian inclusion
Limiting political citizenship
The surprisingly broad colonial franchise
Restrictions with independence
A long step backward into oligarchy
Urbanization and the equalization of rights
Restricting access to landed property
Property, personality, and civil standing
Land, labor, and law
The tangle of colonial land tenure
National land reform, slavery, and immigrant free labor
The land law of 1850
Land law and market become accomplices of fraud
Illegality, inequality, and instability as norms
Segregating the city
Center and periphery
Evicting workers and managing society
Autoconstructing the peripheries
Social rights for urban labor
A differentiated citizenship
Legalizing the illegal
The illegal periphery
A case of land fraud in Jardim das Caḿelias
Histories of dubious origins
Federal ownership claims: Sesmarias and Indians
Ackel ownership claims: posse and squatter's rights
The ownership claims of Adis and the state of São Paulo
The misrule of law
Urban citizens
New civic participation
The mobilization of Lar Nacional
Reinventing the public sphere
New foundations of rights
Rights as privilege
Contributor rights
Text-based rights
Dangerous spaces of citizenship
Everyday incivilities
Gang talk and rights talk
Insurgent citizenships and disjunctive democracies.

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Sociology, Urban--Brazil.
Urban anthropology--Brazil.
Law--Political aspects--Brazil.
Land tenure--Brazil.
Cities and towns--Brazil.
Urban poor--Brazil.
Urban policy--Brazil.
Squatter settlements--Brazil.

São Paulo (Brazil)--Social conditions.

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