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100% Favela

Daniela Fabricius - Architecture - 2012 - 300 pages
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Aging Our Way: Independent Elders, Interdependent Lives

Meika Loe - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 344 pages
Elders 85 years and older are the fastest growing segment of the population in the U.S. and in many other countries. Aging Our Way examines how the very old navigate the ...
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Brazil As an Economic Superpower?: Understanding Brazil's Changing Role in ...

Lael Brainard, Leonardo Martinez-Diaz - Business & Economics - 2009 - 291 pages
"Scholars and policymakers from Brazil, Europe, and the United States examine the present state and likely future of Brazil's economy. Their analysis focuses particularly on ...
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Aging Our Way: Lessons for Living from 85 and Beyond

Meika Loe - Family & Relationships - 2011 - 327 pages
Aging Our Way follows the everyday lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) living at home and mostly alone, to understand how they create and maintain meaningful lives for themselves ...
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Family and favela: the reproduction of poverty in Rio de Janeiro

Julio CÚsar Pino - Social Science - 1997 - 199 pages
This work is an historical approach to shantytowns, challenging the notion of a permanent underclass trapped in poverty from one generation to the next.
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Living in the Crossfire: Favela Residents, Drug Dealers, and Police Violence ...

Maria Alves, Philip Evanson - History - 2011 - 240 pages
For all of Brazil's efforts to reduce poverty-and its progress-the favelas in Rio de Janeiro still house one-third of the city's poor, and violence permeates every aspect of ...
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Latin America: The Peoples and Their History

William H. Beezley, Colin M. MacLachlan - History - 1999 - 302 pages
This introductory text offers images of different peoples whose diversity has resulted in Latin America's complex history. It provides an appreciation of the culture, while ...
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A Poverty of Rights: Citizenship and Inequality in Twentieth-century Rio de ...

Brodwyn M. Fischer - History - 2008 - 464 pages
A Poverty of Rights examines the history of poor people's citizenship in Rio from the 1920s through the 1960s, the 20th-century period that most critically shaped urban ...
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What's Wrong with Fat?

Abigail Saguy - Health & Fitness - 2013 - 259 pages
The United States, we are told, is facing an obesity epidemic, a "battle of the bulge" that requires drastic and immediate action. Some have predicted that, due to increasing ...
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