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Title: The rhetoric of collectivity : an anthropological examination of a Brazilian favela
Author: Knottenbelt, Miesbeth
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1991
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This research is based on one year of anthropological fieldwork in a well-established vertical shantytown with a population of around 200,000 located between the two most affluent residential neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro. The thesis addresses the question of the political organisation of this shantytown's population and aims to understand this question by looking at how these people are divided among themselves at all levels of organisation.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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