Title Cities from scratch : poverty and informality in urban Latin America / Brodwyn Fischer, Bryan McCann, and Javier Auyero, editors
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2014
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV4050.5.A5 C58 2014    DUE 03-24-21    30610020491585
Descript 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-283) and index
A century in the present tense : crisis, politics, and the intellectual history of Brazil's informal cities / Brodwyn Fischer -- In and out of the margins : urban land seizures and homeownership in Santiago, Chile / Edward Murphy -- Troubled oasis : the intertwining histories of the Morro dos Cabritos and Bairro Peixoto / Bryan McCann -- Compadres, vecinos, and bróderes in the barrio : kinship, politics, and local territorialization in urban Nicaragua / Dennis Rodgers -- The informal city : an enduring slum or a progressive habitat? / Emilio Duhau -- The favelas of Rio de Janeiro / Ratão Diniz -- Informal cities and community-based organizing / Sujatha Fernandes -- Threshold markets : the production of real-estate value between the favela and the pavement / Mariana Cavalcanti -- Toxic waiting : flammable Shantytown revisited / Javier Auyero
Subject Slums -- Latin America
Urban poor -- Latin America
Marginality, Social -- Latin America
Alt Author Fischer, Brodwyn M
McCann, Bryan, 1968-
Auyero, Javier