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The favela and its touristic transits
Abstract The article discusses the development of the favela into a tourist attraction. Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, is the paradigmatic “tourist favela”, with tours taking place regularly since theExpand
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The Cinematic City
4 Anonymous. "Funny and Unfettered." Anonymous. "Zazie a bouleversé Charlot." 4 Anonymous. "Zazie dans le métro. Une Martienne qui débarque dans un monde délirant." Billard, Pierre. Louis Malle, LeExpand
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‘I went to the City of God’: Gringos, guns and the touristic favela
A regular tourist destination since the early 1990s, Rocinha - the paradigmatic touristic favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - has seen the number of foreigners visitors grow considerably after theExpand
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John Urry (1946-2016)
No dia 18 de marco o mundo intelectual foi surpreendido com a perda subita de um de seus mais invulgares e criativos representan- tes: o sociologo John Urry. Professor Catedratico da Universidade deExpand
Flying for the Very First Time: Mobilities, Social Class and Environmental Concerns in a Rio de Janeiro Favela
Abstract This article aims to be a contribution towards an understanding of the interplays between subjective, situated and normative justifications for traveling and the imaginary of class andExpand
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