Favela Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro

ISBN-10: 0199836833

ISBN-13: 9780199836833

Edition: 2011

Authors: Janice Perlman

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Janice Perlman is President and Founder of the Mega-Cities Project. Winner of a Guggenheim Award, she has been Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of California-Berkeley, Visiting Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at Columbia University, and a Senior Research Scholar at New York University. She is also the author of The Myth of Marginality: Urban Poverty and Politics in Rio de Janeiro , winner of the 1976 C. Wright Mills Award.

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