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Fractured Cities: Social Exclusion, Urban Violence and Contested Spaces in Latin America book

Fractured Cities: Social Exclusion, Urban Violence and Contested Spaces in Latin America

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Fractured Cities: Social Exclusion, Urban Violence and Contested Spaces in Latin America

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Table Of Contents

Contents......Page 6
Tables and figures......Page 8
Acknowledgements......Page 9
Introduction: the duality of Latin American cityscapes......Page 10
1 | Fractured cities, second-class citizenship and urban violence......Page 16
Urban poverty, desborde popular and the erosion of the formal social order......Page 17
Conceptualizing exclusion, insecurity and violence......Page 20
Armed actors and violence brokers......Page 23
The politics of urban violence......Page 26
Parallel power and perverse integration......Page 28
Notes......Page 30
2 | Rio de Janeiro......Page 32
Favela-related violence......Page 33
Impact on education......Page 34
Motives for involvement in drugs trading......Page 35
Police and community – negative dialogues......Page 36
Political-administrative constraints......Page 39
Police oversight and the lack of political will......Page 41
Conclusions......Page 43
Notes......Page 44
Violence as fact and phantom......Page 45
Metropolitan structure and security governance......Page 47
Patterns and actors of insecurity and violence......Page 49
Governmental and societal responses and strategies......Page 56
Conclusions......Page 62
Notes......Page 64
4 | Medellín......Page 66
A history of urban violence in Medellín......Page 67
Daily life under guerrillas and paramilitaries......Page 69
A promising peace process with the paramilitaries......Page 74
Concluding remarks......Page 78
Note......Page 79
5 | Managua......Page 80
Barrio Luis Fanor Hernández: past and present......Page 82
Drugs, material wealth and conspicuous consumption......Page 84
Consumption, cultural exclusion and predation......Page 88
Violence and primitive accumulation......Page 89
Conclusion......Page 93
Notes......Page 94
Divided Caracas......Page 95
The advent of violence in Caracas......Page 97
Forms of violence......Page 102
Fear as an urban sentiment......Page 105
The loss of the city......Page 106
Democracy and violence in the city......Page 108
7 | Lima Metropolitana......Page 110
City of informales......Page 111
New social actors and new forms of popular organization......Page 114
Low-intensity violence......Page 119
Conclusion......Page 122
Notes......Page 123
8 | Living in fear: how the urban poor perceive violence, fear and insecurity......Page 126
The diversity and complexity of violence among the urban poor......Page 127
Social fragmentation and spatial restrictions......Page 129
The legitimization of violence among the urban poor I......Page 134
The legitimization of violence among the urban poor II......Page 140
Non-violent coping: a gendered response......Page 143
Conclusions......Page 144
Notes......Page 145
Epilogue: Latin America’s urban duality revisited......Page 147
About the authors......Page 151
Bibliography......Page 153
Index......Page 170


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