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Unsettling resettlements: Community, belonging and livelihood in Rio de Janeiro’s Minha Casa Minha Vida

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Unsettling resettlements : Community, belonging and livelihood in Rio de Janeiro’s Minha Casa Minha Vida. / Arrigoitia, Melissa Fernández.

Geographies of Forced Eviction: Dispossession, Violence, Resistance. ed. / Katherine Brickell; Melissa Fernández Arrigoitia; Alex Vasudevan. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. p. 71-96.

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Arrigoitia, MF 2017, Unsettling resettlements: Community, belonging and livelihood in Rio de Janeiro’s Minha Casa Minha Vida. in K Brickell, M Fernández Arrigoitia & A Vasudevan (eds), Geographies of Forced Eviction: Dispossession, Violence, Resistance. Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 71-96. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-51127-0_4

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Arrigoitia, M. F. (2017). Unsettling resettlements: Community, belonging and livelihood in Rio de Janeiro’s Minha Casa Minha Vida. In K. Brickell, M. Fernández Arrigoitia, & A. Vasudevan (Eds.), Geographies of Forced Eviction: Dispossession, Violence, Resistance (pp. 71-96). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-51127-0_4

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Arrigoitia MF. Unsettling resettlements: Community, belonging and livelihood in Rio de Janeiro’s Minha Casa Minha Vida. In Brickell K, Fernández Arrigoitia M, Vasudevan A, editors, Geographies of Forced Eviction: Dispossession, Violence, Resistance. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2017. p. 71-96 https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-51127-0_4

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Arrigoitia, Melissa Fernández. / Unsettling resettlements : Community, belonging and livelihood in Rio de Janeiro’s Minha Casa Minha Vida. Geographies of Forced Eviction: Dispossession, Violence, Resistance. editor / Katherine Brickell ; Melissa Fernández Arrigoitia ; Alex Vasudevan. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. pp. 71-96

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