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  1. says:

    Favela is a sociological triumph the distillation of decades of experience in Favela of Rio De Janeiro and an important book for anyb

  2. says:

    Dense and excellent It's difficult to maintain coherence across something this long and all encompassing while keeping much to an acad

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    Not only I have read it but had the chance to directly engage with Janice during a whole week thank you Noman Foster Foundation I can say that this book is the synthesis of a lifetime of work with Favela dwellers Janice didn't just study it for afar but rather from within and tracked the evolution of these dwelle

  4. says:

    While interesting I was disappointed that there were fewer concrete conclusions that I had expected It's also interesting

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    455 Had to skim it for a class deadline but liked this uniue book It’s a seuel to her earlier book She went back and interviewed the same people in the same favela after 30 years It was very impressively researches Her argument is about rights of citizenship and who gets those rights in this Brazilian city Scholars interested in Rio in pove

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    My obsession with Brazil has been fed mightily It is displeasing to know that in a land of abundance there are millions with nothing It seems that Perlman focused on the issues than the people I think the personal details of follow up interviews were sparse Nonetheless it's still a country I'd like to visit

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    With World Youth Day taking place in Rio this week and crowds of a million people gathering on the beach I pulled this book out again This is w

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    This is a solid look at a longitudinal study of people in Rio favelas Perlman provides both a clear description of methodology and results from her original work as well as results of the follow up research 30 years laterR

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    Good crash course in history of Brazil as context for development and status of Rio's favelas The author's renewed acuaintance and friendship with some favela families 40 years after she first interviewed them sets up a rare chance to see what has changed and what has not in these vibrant marginal communities through and beyond drastic political and economic upheavals

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    I'm a fan of longitudinal studies and this one doesn't disappoint Except it does in that its very depressing to see how many of the original par

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SUMMARY ¶ SABLEYES.CO.UK ✓ Janice Perlman

Janice Perlman wrote the first in depth account of life in the favelas a book hailed as one of the most important works in global urban studies in the last 30 years Now in Favela Perlman carries that story forward to the present Re interviewing many longtime favela residents whom she had first met in 1969 as well as their children and grandchildren Perlman offers the only long te. Favela is a sociological triumph the distillation of decades of experience in Favela of Rio De Janeiro and an important book for anybody interested in urban living State power and the future of humanity The majority of the population now lives in cities and the fastest growing cities are the informal shanty towns surrounding the old urban centers This is where the bottom billion lives outside the reach of government planning and oversight and the ways in which survive will in large part shape the structure of societyThe body of the book is based on Dr Perlman s original work a survey of life in the favelas in the late 1960s By tracking down many of the original participants and their children and grandchildren she was able to accurately trace social mobility success and failure across generations The results are surprising Favelas are far from excluded from the fabric of the city urban relocation programs have had some conditional successes and legal title does not matter so much Favela residents overwhelming believe in middle class aspirations and that their children will be better off than they areBut than the success of Favela residents the real problems have been the growth of the drug traffic since the 1980s Money violence and drugs harms everything in the city from ordinary civilians caught in the crossfire to teachers and nurses too afraid to travel to the favela to local politicians bought and paid for by the drug lords In Rio the problem is exacerbated by militia of off duty police and soldiers who wage an indiscriminate war on drug dealers funded through extortionThe risk for the Favelas and for similar informal cities is that they slide from ungoverned zones to ungovernable zones In a world awash in drugs refugees and sectarian hatred it is far too easy for weakly administered zones to be taken over by criminals and terrorists While Favelas never became wellsprings of Revolution they provide a fertile breeding ground for bloody urban insurgencies The Syrian Rebellion first in depth account of life in the Lovers Destined forward to the present Re interviewing many longtime Sweeter Than Wine first met in 1969 as well as their children and grandchildren Perlman offers the only long te. 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Atest challenge of all is job creation decent work for decent pay If unemployment and under paid employment are not addressed she argues all other efforts will fail to resolve the fundamental issues Foreign Affairs praises Perlman for writing with compassion artistry and intelligence using stirring personal stories to illustrate larger points substantiated with statistical analys. With World Youth Day taking place in Rio this week and crowds of a million people gathering on the beach I pulled this book out again This is what I wrote when I first started the bookThis is an amazing book I have read about half of it but couldn t wait to post a review and my highest recommendation Dr Perlman professor and founderpresident of the Mega Cities Project shares the stories of people she has followed over four decades in the favela and conjunto communities of Rio de Janeiro such as Nova Brasilia and Catacumba For example she tells the story of Ze Cabo once the president of the Residents Association in Nova Brasilia and his extended family Such multigenerational stories of people s lives also become the story of her life doing the work of understanding appreciating and participating in the lives of Rio s urban poor and communicating accurately and insightfully about them The word favela was only slightly known to me before The evolving nature of these communities is explored with factual clarity and documentation with compassion and empathy but never with sentimentalism Yet Dr Perlman s deep involvement with her life s work and those who have made it possible by opening their homes to her shines through every page with passion and intense commitment The section in her Introduction titled Why I Love Favelas may open your eyes and change your minds if you have a preconceived notion of the towns blanketing the hills of Rio away from Ipanema and Copacabana beaches If you have a desire to better understand where the world is headed in the next century as our largest cities become mega cities you could not find a better introduction to the heart of the matter Catching Fire fail to resolve the The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, 2 Volume Set (Wiley Clinical Psychology Handbooks) fundamental issues Foreign Affairs praises Perlman The Apple Bandit (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, for writing with compassion artistry and intelligence using stirring personal stories to illustrate larger points substantiated with statistical analys. With World Youth Day taking place in Rio this week and crowds of a million people gathering on the beach I pulled this book out again This is what I wrote when I Incubus first started the bookThis is an amazing book I have read about half of it but couldn t wait to post a review and my highest recommendation Dr Perlman professor and The Sharpe Companion The Early Years founderpresident of the Mega Cities Project shares the stories of people she has Tantra y salchicha. La vía sabrosa al sexo sagrado followed over Textbook of Clinical Hemodynamics four decades in the Down and Out in Paris and London family Such multigenerational stories of people s lives also become the story of her life doing the work of understanding appreciating and participating in the lives of Rio s urban poor and communicating accurately and insightfully about them The word PHP Pocket Reference from Ipanema and Copacabana beaches If you have a desire to better understand where the world is headed in the next century as our largest cities become mega cities you could not

SUMMARY ¶ SABLEYES.CO.UK ✓ Janice Perlman

Rm perspective available on the favelados as they struggle for a better lifePerlman discovers that while educational levels have risen democracy has replaced dictatorship and material conditions have improved many residents feel marginalized than ever The greatest change is the explosion of drug and arms trade and the high incidence of fatal violence that has resulted Yet the gre. While interesting I was disappointed that there were fewer concrete conclusions that I had expected It s also interesting how outdated some of the recent information is given the rapid changes in Rio Also this could have used better editing particularly with the parts in Portuguese and some of the translated vocabulary in English Definitely interesting though there was very little information that was new or revealing