Brodwyn Fischer

Brodwyn Fischer est docteure en histoire de la Harvard University (1999). Elle est actuellement professeur d’histoire à la University of Chicago, où elle dirige le Centre d’études latino-américaines. Ses recherches portent sur l’histoire des villes, l’informalité, la loi, la race , les inégalités, l’esclavage et les mouvements sociaux au Brésil et en Amérique latine. Ses publications comprennent  A Poverty of Rights: Citizenship and Inequality in Twentieth Century Rio de Janeiro (Stanford, 2008) et Cities from Scratch: Poverty and Urban Informality in Urban Latin America ( co-édité avec Bryan McCann et Javier Auyero, Duke, 2014).

Brodwyn Fischer received her doctorate in history from Harvard University in 1999. She is Professor of History at the University of Chicago, where she also directs the Center for Latin American Studies. Her research focuses on the histories of cities, informality, law, race, inequality, slavery, and social movements in Brazil and Latin America. Her publications include  (Stanford, 2008) and Cities from Scratch: Poverty and Urban Informality in Urban Latin America (co-edited with Bryan McCann and Javier Auyero, Duke, 2014).

 

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Parmi ses publications :

·         A Poverty of Rights: Citizenship and Inequality in 20th Century Rio de Janeiro, Stanford University Press, 2008.

  • Cities from Scratch: Poverty and Informality in Urban Latin America, Duke University Press, 2014 (co-edited with Bryan McCann and Javier Auyero.

·         « Law, Silence and Racialized Inequalities in the History of Afro-Brazil, » with Keila Grinberg and Hebe Mattos, in Reid Andrews and Alejandro de la Fuente, eds., The Handbook of Afro-Latin American Studies, forthcoming, Cambridge University Press.

·         “Urban Informality and the Paradoxes of Developmental State Building, » in Miguel Centeno and Agustín Ferraro, State and Nation Making in Latin America and Spain: The Rise and Fall of the Developmental State, forthcoming, Cambridge University Press

·         “Beyond Insurgency and Dystopia: The Role of Informality in Brazil’s 20th Century Urban Formation,” in Freia Anders and Alexander Sedlmaier, Public Goods vs. Economic Interests: Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting, Routledge, 2016, pp. 122-149