The Pacification of Favelas of Rio de Janeiro: A Neoliberal Twist to an Old-Fashioned Intervention

De Luca Maciel Pier Angelli
In 2008, a policy to address the territorialisation of the drug trade in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas was developed: the pacification of favelas. It involves two key elements, policing and local development, which are said to work in tandem to conquer the territory from drug dealers and integrate these areas to the city. Drawing from the literature on the governance of marginalized areas and neoliberal practices of security, this study explores how the pacification of...
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