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Insurgent citizenship : disjunctions of democracy and modernity in Brazil / James Holston.

By: Holston, James.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: In-formation series. Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008Description: xvii, 396 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780691142906 (pbk.); 9780691130217 (pbk.); 0691130213 (pbk.).Subject(s): Sociology, Urban -- Brazil | Urban anthropology -- Brazil | Citizenship -- Brazil | Democracy -- 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 conditionsDDC classification: 307.760981 HOL Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Disruptions Citizenship made strange Public standing and everyday citizenship Particular citizenships Treating the unequal unequally History as an argument about the present Inequalities 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 Insurgencies 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 Disjunctions Dangerous spaces of citizenship Everyday incivilities In/​justice Gang talk and rights talk Insurgent citizenships and disjunctive democracies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-374) and index.

Disruptions
Citizenship made strange
Public standing and everyday citizenship
Particular citizenships
Treating the unequal unequally
History as an argument about the present
Inequalities
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
Insurgencies
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
Disjunctions
Dangerous spaces of citizenship
Everyday incivilities
In/​justice
Gang talk and rights talk
Insurgent citizenships and disjunctive democracies.

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