Favela Media Activism: Counterpublics for Human Rights in Brazil

Favela Media Activism: Counterpublics for Human Rights in Brazil

by Leonardo Custodio

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498529990
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 07/24/2017
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Leonardo Custódio is Brazilian postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR) at the University of Tampere, Finland.

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgements
Chapter 1. The Scholarly Relevance of Media Activism by Low-Income Youth
Chapter 2. Ethnography as a Local Outsider: Dilemmas and Decisions in the Research Process
Chapter 3. Luta: Everyday Life Struggles in Favelas
Chapter 4. The Meaning of Favela Media Activism
Chapter 5. Favela Media Activism and the Formation of Counterpublics
Chapter 6. The Relationship between NGO Work and Favela Media Activism
Chapter 7. Agency, Structure and Interaction: Elements that Shape Favela Media Activism
Chapter 8. Nuances between Coping and Change: Trajectories to Favela Media Activism
Chapter 9. Research Outcomes: Findings, Lessons and Interdisciplinary Contributions
Afterword
Appendix 1: Details about NGO Staff Interviews
Appendix 2: Details about Interviewees Involved in Media Activism
Bibliography
About the Author

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