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Note: Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
Acción Democratica, 195
adverse possession doctrine, 114
Afinque de Marín, El (Penzo film), 185–86
Afro- Brazilian identity, 23
Alameda theater, 5
Allende, Salvador, 79
Alliance for Progress, 28, 31, 73
ama-Bairro Peixoto. See Associação de
Moradores de Bairro Peixoto
American Federation of Labor, 74
Arendt, Hannah, 140
Arrigoni, Enrico, 122–23
Associação de Moradores de Bairro Pei-
xoto, 115, 124
Athayde, Eliana, 118
Auyero, Javier, 163
Azevedo, Aluísio, 33
Babilônia favela (Rio de Janeiro), 108
Backheuser, Everardo, 33
backwardness, 12, 16, 24, 26, 41–42, 45
Bairro Peixoto (Rio de Janeiro), 102, 104,
106, 109, 119, 122–24, 123; character of, 116,
117; Chicaer towers, 114–15; development
plans in, 108; festa junina in, 111–12; limits
on development, 116
bairros: vs. favelas, 208–10; origins of, 103–6
Barra da Tijuca (Rio de Janeiro), 218
Barreto, Paulo, 17–18
barriadas, use of term, 13
Barrio Marín (Caracas), 188
barrios: activism in, 188–92; cultural revivals
in, 190–91; displacement from, 189
barrios privados, 239
Bazant, Jan, 156–57
“Bela Vista” favela (Rio de Janeiro), 216,
217, 217–22
Beltrame, José Mariano, 216
Bernal, Freddy, 199
Berner, Erhard, 154
Bishop, Elizabeth, 108
Blanco, Jesús (father), 190
Blanco, Jesús “Totoño” (son), 189
Bogotá, Colombia, 12
Bourdieu, Pierre, 240, 242
Bracker, Milton, 29
Braga, Roberto Saturnino, 115–16
Buenos Aires, Argentina: information
dwellings in, 13; suffering in, 239–40.
See also specific shantytowns
Burglar of Babylon, The (Bishop), 108
Bussunda. See Viana, Cláudio Besserman
Cabral, Sergio, 216
Caldera, Rafael, 189
callampas, use of term, 13
Campíns, Luis Herrera, 191
Canudos, Brazil, 15, 17, 44
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