Insurgent Citizenship: Disjunctions of Democracy and Modernity in Brazil

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Insurgent citizenships have arisen in cities around the world. This book examines the insurgence of democratic citizenship in the urban peripheries of Sao Paulo, Brazil, its entanglement with entrenched systems of inequality, and its contradiction in violence. James Holston argues that for two centuries Brazilians have practiced a type of citizenship all too common among nation-states--one that is universally inclusive in national membership and massively inegalitarian in distributing rights and in its legalization of ...

Insurgent Citizenship: Disjunctions of Democracy and Modernity in Brazil 2009, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691142906

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Insurgent Citizenship: Disjunctions of Democracy and Modernity in Brazil 2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691130217

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