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Public policy at Luz district: crack cocaine users perceptions about "Braços Abertos" and "Recomeço" programs.

Grant number: 14/23529-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): February 01, 2015
Effective date (End): January 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Anthropology - Urban Anthropology
Principal researcher:Heitor Frúgoli Junior
Grantee:Julia Daher Marques
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


Working with the ideia of crackland ("cracolândia") as a type of itinerant territoriality, so that it's constituted by the users spatial and relational urban dynamics, and recognizing it as a context of large scale urban interventions (with different articulations between public authorities), the aim of this project is , by exploring networks of relationships, interventions and trajectories of some of the actors from an ethnographic perspective, understand and explain how the crack users recognize the public politics, how they deal with it, and, mainly, how they signify two recent projects: "Recomeço" (Stat Government of São Paulo, 05/2013) e "Braços Abertos" (City Council of São Paulo, 01/2014).