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Janice E. Perlman papers
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Description
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 E. Perlman, 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.
Background
American political scientist.
Extent
48 manuscript boxes (16.7 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.