Writings, studies, reports, notes, and printed matter relating to urban poverty in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, internal migration
in Brazil, and urban poverty elsewhere in the developing world. In part, used as research material for the book by Janice
The Myth of Marginality: Urban Poverty and Politics in Rio de Janeiro (Berkeley, 1976). Includes several hundred questionnaire responses of favela dwellers in Rio de Janeiro in 1969.
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