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Peer-reviewed article – Hygienisation, gentrification, and urban displacement in Brazil

October 27, 2019


This article, co-written with Jeff Garmany (University of Melbourne) was published in the journal Antipode. It is available (with open access) here   Abstract This article engages recent debates over gentrification and urban displacement in the global South. While researchers increasingly suggest that gentrification is becoming widespread in “Southern” cities, others argue that such analyses […]

The pacification of Brazil’s urban margins: How police and traffickers co-produce insecurity

October 3, 2019


This blog post was written for the LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre (LACC) blog. The original is here   Violence resulting from conflicts between criminal groups and police has risen steadily across much of Latin America in recent years. The effects tend to be most felt in marginalised urban neighbourhoods, where widespread poverty and […]