Title

Smile, You're in Rio

Authors

Julia Micheals

Program

Cairo Review

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https://www.thecairoreview.com/essays/smile-youre-in-rio/

Document Type

Research Article

Publication Title

The Cairo Review of Global Affairs

Publication Date

Winter 2014

Abstract

When the author arrived in 1995, she purchased an armored car and retreated to a gated community. Rio de Janeiro was a city at war with itself: elites of the wealthy enclaves versus the urban poor of the favelas. Society is now changing for the better, in ways that cannot be undone.

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