Research by CEM shows that it is not feasible to separate high-risk groups in low-income communities, where the majority of the Brazilian population live. The problem is especially acute in the Southeast region, with metropolitan São Paulo displaying the largest deficit.
Researchers from the Center for Metropolitan Studies are working with colleagues from other countries to explain how São Paulo, London, Paris, Mexico City and Milan are governed.
Researchers at the Center for Metropolitan Studies analyze the different dimensions of inequality and how public policies affect them.
This book presents the first major overview of the changes undergone by Brazilian society in the last 50 years. The conclusions have been updated to take into account the international debate on democratic transitions as well as the ongoing Brazilian economic crisis.
Deployed to consolidate democracy, public policies to combat inequality have ended the relatively privileged socio-economic status of the lower middle class, says political scientist heading one of FAPESP’s RIDCs
Researchers gathered to discuss how demographic and territorial disparities as well as inequality in gender, race, the labor market, access to education and political participation have changed in the last 50 years
Interaction between civil organizations and state actors has extended immigrants' rights and enabled Brazil to admit more foreigners despite restrictive national legislation
Brazil's largest metropolitan area has become more heterogeneous in social and spatial terms but remains strongly unequal, studies show