Janice E. Perlman papers

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Title: Janice E. Perlman papers
Date (inclusive): 1960-2007
Collection Number: 2015C24
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Portuguese
Physical Description: 48 manuscript boxes (16.7 linear feet)
Abstract: 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.
Language of the Materials : In Portuguese and English.
Creator: Perlman, Janice E.

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Biographical/Historical note

American political scientist.

Scope and Contents note

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Brazil--Social conditions.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)--Social conditions.
Urban poor.