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Author Holston, James
Title Insurgent citizenship : disjunctions of democracy and modernity in Brazil / James Holston
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Ethnology Library  HT129.B7 H65 2008    AVAILABLE    30520020676178
 人文社會聯圖  HT129.B7 H65 2008    AVAILABLE    30650020019978
Descript xvii, 396 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Series In-formation series
Note 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 Camelias -- 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 Sao 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
Subject 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 conditions
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