Chapter 12: Environmental perception and political mobilization in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo: a comparative analysis

Alonso, Angela; Costa, Valeriano
January 2005
Science & Citizens: Globalization & the Challenge of Engagement;2005, p167
Book Chapter
Chapter 12 of the book "Science and Citizens: Globalization and the Challenge of Engagement," Volume 2, is presented. It discusses the processes that shape citizen engagement in science in Brazil in relation to environmental issues. It looks at the factors that influence the conditions for environmental mobilization, including the mobilizing structure available to activists and citizens. Case studies of efforts to build beltways in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo are also provided.


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