Beatriz Jaguaribe's Rio de Janeiro: Urban Life through the Eyes of the City PDF

By Beatriz Jaguaribe

ISBN-10: 0415569311

ISBN-13: 9780415569316

"Through inventive imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this publication deals an insightful and unique contribution to the certainty of Rio de Janeiro, one of many hugely contested city terrains on the planet. supplying a wealthy range of examples extracted from lived adventure, iconographic fabrics, and narratives, it presents cutting edge and compelling connections among theoretical questions and concrete vignettes. during the essays, the specificity of Rio de Janeiro is highlighted yet framed relating to theoretical questions which are correct to significant modern towns. The ebook underlines the dilemmas of a urban that makes an attempt to compete globally whereas confronting social inequality, violence, and novel different types of democratic organisation. It retraces Rio de Janeiro’s modernist stories because the former political/cultural capital of Brazilian intelligentsia and nationwide tradition. It explores Rio as a urban of pop culture, mestizo legacies, media productions, and cultural innovation."

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