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Narratives of Crisis in the Periphery of Sao Paulo: Place and Political Articulation during Brazil's Rightward Turn

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Author(s):
Richmond, Matthew Aaron [1, 2]
Total Authors: 1
Affiliation:
[1] London Sch Econ, Latin Amer & Caribbean Ctr LACC, London - England
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, Grp Pesquisa Prod Espaco & Redefinicoes Regionais, Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES; v. 52, n. 2, p. 241-267, MAY 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

Between 2014 and 2018, a period marked by major political and economic upheaval, Brazilian politics shifted sharply to the Right. Presenting qualitative research conducted over 2016-17, this article examines this process from the perspectives of residents of a peripheral Sao Paulo neighbourhood. Analysis is presented of three broad groups of respondents, each of which mobilised a distinct narrative framework for interpreting the crisis. Based on this, I argue that the rightward turn in urban peripheries embodies not a significant ideological shift, but rather long-term transformations of place and the largely contingent ways these articulate with electoral politics. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/14480-0 - Subjectivity, boundaries and social reproduction at the urban periphery
Grantee:Matthew Aaron Richmond
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate