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Consumption, practices and social representations: changes from the gated low-and middle standard in Presidente Prudente and São Carlos

Grant number: 12/13087-4
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2013
Effective date (End): June 30, 2014
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Geography - Human Geography
Principal researcher:Eda Maria Góes
Grantee:Viviane Fernanda de Oliveira Carvalho
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Presidente Prudente. Presidente Prudente , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:11/20155-3 - Socio-economic cohesion and contemporary spatial practices: cities of medium size and consumption, AP.TEM


By studying the production of urban space in cities that occupy different positions in the urban network, Presidente Prudente and São Carlos, we will analyze the recent changes in its relationship with the new ways of living, trying to understand how the daily lives of residents condominiums for low-and middle pattern is influenced and influences the current organization of urban space, these two cities. We will study the gated Village Tecumseh Terra Nova and San Carlos in San Carlos and Esmeralda and Residencial Vista do Vale, in Presidente Prudente. The neighborhoods 'open' to their chosen cities were: City Housing Aracy and Ana Jacinta. From the consumption of these new homes walled areas, we will investigate how to produce social representations among residents within and outside the walls, and how they act in everyday life, for that, identify differences and similarities in the two neighborhoods chosen open, busy by the lower income segments.

Academic Publications
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CARVALHO, Viviane Fernanda de Oliveira. Os sentidos da casa própria : condomínios horizontais populares fechados e novas práticas espaciais em Presidente Prudente e São Carlos. 2014. 226 f. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia..

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