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Living in the crossfire : Favela residents, drug dealers, and police violence in Rio de Janeiro

Author: Maria Helena Moreira Alves; Philip Evanson
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Temple University Press, 2011.
Series: Voices of Latin American life.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Communities organizing to end Brazil's urban war on drugs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alves, Maria Helena Moreira, 1944-
Living in the crossfire.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Temple University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010030474
(OCoLC)651153742
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Helena Moreira Alves; Philip Evanson
ISBN: 9781439900055 1439900051
OCLC Number: 708101724
Description: 1 online resource (x, 240 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: Rio de Janeiro: the marvelous city and the communities --
Rio de Janeiro, the marvelous city: economic growth --
Living in the Favelas in the 21st century: traditions and challenges --
Testimony: communities under fire --
Testimony: voices of hope and renewal --
Voices of community leaders: Carlinhos Costa of Rocinha --
Of faith and good works.
Series Title: Voices of Latin American life.
Responsibility: Maria Helena Moreira Alves and Philip Evanson ; with the assistance of Cristina Pedroza de Faria (Kita Pedroza) and Jose Valentin Palacios Vilches.

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