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Infrastructure and Urbanization of the State

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein

in An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503602007
eISBN:
9781503604124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602007.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The creation of a modern communications network, the construction of a massive hydroelectric complex and the birth of a major world metropolis from a previously undistinguished urban center are the ... More


Fabricating Discipline and Progress in São Paulo, Symphony of a Metropolis

Maite Conde

in Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520290983
eISBN:
9780520964884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290983.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A common focus of the international cinematic avant-garde during the 1920s was the power and excitement of cities, something that gave rise in both Europe and the United States to a genre of films ... More


Psychoanalysis in Brazil during Vargas’ Time

C. Lucia and M. Valladares de Oliveira

in Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744664
eISBN:
9780199932863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744664.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

C. Lucia M. Valladares de Oliveira’s chapter focuses on psychoanalytic practices in Brazil under the dictatorship of Vargas between 1930 and 1945. The author identifies three key areas in which ... More


Immigration and Diaspora

Mieko Nishida

in Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Starting in 1908, Japanese immigrants arrived as coffee colonos in São Paulo state. Required to immigrate in family units, the Japanese settled down among themselves in rural São Paulo. In the ... More


Confronting Impunity

in Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection and Legal Institutions in Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758239
eISBN:
9780804783101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758239.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the communicative impact of Brazilian prosecutorial enforcement. The first part sets forth the civil and criminal enforcement powers held by Brazilian prosecutors. The second ... More


Reshaping the Metropolitan Territory: Contemporary Urban Interventions in São Paulo

Carlos Leite

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/9780813032818.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the concept of contemporary urban interventions in São Paulo Paulo, Brazil. It analyzes the city's process of territorial transformation and the new possibilities for urban ... More


Introduction: São Paulo, Brazilian Megacity

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By most accounts São Paulo is not a user-friendly city, and it may even be viewed as hostile. A paradigmatic megacity (along with, for example, Mexico City or Tokyo), São Paulo has grown ... More


Films by Day and Films by Night in São Paulo

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Approximately 18,000 films have been produced in Brazil in 110 years of filmmaking, but it is not clear how many of them were devoted to São Paulo. Nevertheless, São Paulo is an important venue for ... More


“Water, Water, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink”: Land Use and Water Policy in São Paulo, Brazil

Margaret E. Keck

in Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents a brief historical-institutional analysis of where water resource and sanitation issues fit in the development of the São Paulo metropolitan area. It then explains some of the ... More


Strong Laws, Weak Agencies

in Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection and Legal Institutions in Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758239
eISBN:
9780804783101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758239.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on Brazil's environmental agencies and the administrative enforcement of environmental laws in Brazil. The first part describes the evolution of environmental laws and ... More


Saudades do Brasil: Claude Lévi-Strauss's Photographic Gaze on the City of São Paulo

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In 1934, a young French anthropologist, Claude Lévi-Strauss, set out from the French port of Marseilles to assume a position in sociology at the newly formed Universidade de São Paulo. He first ... More


Anti-Noise Waves

Leonardo Cardoso

in Sound-Politics in São Paulo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190660093
eISBN:
9780190054953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660093.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter focuses on two processes: complaints brought to the press by residents since the 1910s and the city administration’s responses to those complaints. In order to establish an inventory of ... More


Assessing São Paulo's Large Drop in Homicides: The Role of Demography and Policy Interventions

João M. P. de Mello, Alexandre Schneider, and Ernesto Schargrodsky

in The Economics of Crime: Lessons For and From Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226153742
eISBN:
9780226153766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226153766.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes the role of demography and policy interventions in explaining the large drop in homicides experienced by São Paulo, Brazil. It attributes a positive role to several policy ... More


The Vertical Cityscape in São Paulo: The Influence of Modernism in Urban Design

Silvio Soares Macedo

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/9780813032818.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the influence of modernism in the urban design of the vertical cityscape of São Paulo, Brazil. It considers the isolated tower on a lot and the complex of towers in a block as ... More


The Shopping Centers Shaping the Brazilian City: Two Case Studies in São Paulo

Gilda Collet Bruna and Heliana Comin Vargas

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/9780813032818.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the Brazilian version of the shopping center through two significant examples, the Iguatemi and Pítio Higienòpolis, which were built more than thirty years apart in the city of ... More


Braided Lives

Misha Klein

in Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039879
eISBN:
9780813043784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039879.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The second chapter provides historical background through the lens of the present, making use of ethnographic vignettes as windows into the historical origins of the community. Intersecting ... More


Making Agencies Accountable

in Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection and Legal Institutions in Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758239
eISBN:
9780804783101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758239.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter shows how prosecutorial enforcement makes environmental law matter by making environmental agencies accountable. The first section discusses the various instruments that prosecutors may ... More


Mário de Andrade: On Being São Paulo-Wise in Paulicéia desvairada

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the poetry of Mário de Andrade devoted to the city of São Paulo. Andrade was responsible for a wealth of artistic materials important to the emergence of a national Brazilian ... More


Downtown in São Paulo with Hildegard Rosenthal's Camera

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Another near-forgotten woman's representation of São Paulo is that offered by photographer Hildegard Rosenthal. Arriving in Brazil in 1934 as a refugee from the Nazis (although she was not Jewish ... More


Employability and Inclusion in a For-Profit Company: Serasa Experian’s Employability Program for Persons with Disabilities

Kali Stull

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Serasa Experian is a for-profit credit-information services company headquartered in São Paulo. The company runs an Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities (EPPD), which is designed to ... More


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