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Redesigning Brownfields in Porto Alegre

Lineu Castello

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the redesign and development of brownfields in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The road paved by the re-architecture of the Navegantes Commercial District in Porto Alegre adds a success ... More


Enslaved in Porto Alegre

João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes, Marcus J. M. de Carvalho, and H. Sabrina Gledhill

in The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190224363
eISBN:
9780190093549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190224363.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History, World Early Modern History

In 1831, Rufino’s young master, an army cadet, took him to the province of Rio Grande do Sul, where he was sold to a merchant from the capital city of Porto Alegre. When his new master went bankrupt, ... More


Introduction

Marc Gidal

in Spirit Song: Afro-Brazilian Religious Music and Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199368211
eISBN:
9780199368242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368211.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces the setting for the book’s analysis, the multi-faith and multi-ethnic religious community in greater Porto Alegre, Brazil. The community practices three Afro-Brazilian ... More


Reputation-Based Democratic Participation

in Reputation-Based Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773294
eISBN:
9780804777438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773294.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Reputation-based governance provides a more direct route for citizens to influence the choice of policies by directly ascribing to them a role in their selection. This chapter considers how forms of ... More


Farroupilha and Freedom

João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes, Marcus J. M. de Carvalho, and H. Sabrina Gledhill

in The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190224363
eISBN:
9780190093549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190224363.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History, World Early Modern History

Rufino is living in Porto Alegre when the the Farroupilha federalist revolt begins in 1835. Porto Alegre was a town much like other Brazilian cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Recife, where ... More


Transformative Power: Lessons from the Greek Crisis and Beyond

Hilary Wainwright

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter offers a transnational, historical, and comparative look at the political mobilization of the European working classes against austerity and inequality. It examines the recent example of ... More


Gypsy Soul and an Unconventional Music

Marc Gidal

in Spirit Song: Afro-Brazilian Religious Music and Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199368211
eISBN:
9780199368242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368211.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes an unconventional Umbanda ceremony that transpired within a Romani-Brazilian cultural festival in a prominent public park. The event sought to commemorate the underappreciated ... More


Should Finance and Investment be Democratized?

Tom Malleson

in After Occupy: Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199330102
eISBN:
9780199368266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330102.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The overarching argument of this chapter is that the current system of private control of finance and investment is undemocratic in the sense that it undermines popular sovereignty. There are two ... More


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