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City of walls : crime, segregation, and citizenship in São Paulo / Teresa P.R. Caldeira.

By: Caldeira, Teresa Pires do Rio.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2000Description: xvii, 487 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780520221437 (pbk.); 0520221435 (pbk.).Subject(s): Crime -- Brazil -- São Paulo | Segregation -- Brazil -- São Paulo | Social classes -- Brazil -- São Paulo | Urban anthropology -- Brazil -- São Paulo | Police -- Brazil -- São Paulo | São Paulo (Brazil) -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 364.98161 CAL Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Pt. 1. The Talk of Crime 1. Talking of Crime and Ordering the World 2. Crisis, Criminals, and the Spread of Evil Pt. 2. Violent Crime and the Failure of the Rule of Law 3. The Increase in Violent Crime 4. The Police: A Long History of Abuses 5. Police Violence under Democracy Pt. 3. Urban Segregation, Fortified Enclaves, and Public Space 6. Sao Paulo: Three Patterns of Spatial Segregation 7. Fortified Enclaves: Building Up Walls and Creating a New Private Order 8. The Implosion of Modern Public Life Pt. 4. Violence, Civil Rights, and the Body 9. Violence, the Unbounded Body, and the Disregard for Rights in Brazilian Democracy.
Summary: Teresa Caldeira's pioneering study of fear, crime, and segregation in Sao Paulo poses essential questions about citizenship and urban change in contemporary democratic societies. Focusing on Sao 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-453) and index.

Pt. 1. The Talk of Crime
1. Talking of Crime and Ordering the World
2. Crisis, Criminals, and the Spread of Evil
Pt. 2. Violent Crime and the Failure of the Rule of Law
3. The Increase in Violent Crime
4. The Police: A Long History of Abuses
5. Police Violence under Democracy
Pt. 3. Urban Segregation, Fortified Enclaves, and Public Space
6. Sao Paulo: Three Patterns of Spatial Segregation
7. Fortified Enclaves: Building Up Walls and Creating a New Private Order
8. The Implosion of Modern Public Life
Pt. 4. Violence, Civil Rights, and the Body
9. Violence, the Unbounded Body, and the Disregard for Rights in Brazilian Democracy.

Teresa Caldeira's pioneering study of fear, crime, and segregation in Sao Paulo poses essential questions about citizenship and urban change in contemporary democratic societies. Focusing on Sao 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.

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