Constructing the `Right To the City' in Brazil

@article{Fernandes2007ConstructingT,
  title={Constructing the `Right To the City' in Brazil},
  author={Ed{\'e}sio Fernandes},
  journal={Social \& Legal Studies},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={201 - 219}
}
  • E. Fernandes
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • History
  • Social & Legal Studies
While there has been a growing utilization of Henri Lefebvre's concept of the `right to the city', not much has been said about the legal implications of such a concept. This article discusses the main aspects of the legal construction of the `right to the city' in Brazil. Following a discussion of Lefebvre's contribution to the debate on urban politics, the article analyses the role played by the legal order in the determination of the exclusionary pattern of urban development in Brazil, as… 
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