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Negotiating boundaries : gender, violence and transformation in Brazil

Author: Polly Wilding
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Gender and politics (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
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The favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro provide an ideal case study since they are renowned for high levels of police and gang violence resulting in high death rates among young black men, causing both  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Polly Wilding
ISBN: 9780230290860 0230290868
OCLC Number: 797334583
Description: viii, 174 pages : illustration ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: everyday experiences of violence --
Territorial boundaries --
Public/private boundaries --
The boundaries of acceptability --
Projects: challenging, reinforcing and producing boundaries --
Projects tackling violence: gender and transformation --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Gender and politics (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Polly Wilding, lecturer in gender and international development, University of Leeds, UK.
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'In Rio where violence is synonymous with gangs and police, this book is the first of its kind, incorporating gender into urban violence. Its combination of theory and practice, analysing how women's Read more...

 
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