City of Walls: Crime, Segregation, and Citizenship in São Paulo

Brazil, Demographic

City of Walls: Crime, Segregation, and Citizenship in São Paulo

Teresa Caldeira’s pioneering study of fear, crime, and segregation in São Paulo poses essential questions about citizenship and urban change in contemporary democratic societies. Focusing on São Paulo, and using comparative data on Los Angeles, she identifies new patterns of segregation developing in these cities and suggests that these patterns are appearing in many metropolises.

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