Special Lecture

Sociologist Edmond Préteceille is Professor at Sciences Po, Director of Research at the Observatoire Sociologique du Changement, Sciences Po-CNRS, and Director of research of CNRS. His principal areas of interest have been urban planning, urban policies and politics, and urban inequalities, social structures, and segregation.

Wed, November 5, 2008 | BUR 214

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

He has investigated these interests through comparative research: between the Paris metropolis and US cities (New York particularly), between large European cities, and between Paris and the two main Brazilian cities, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. He is the author of numerous books and articles on these topics, and is currently in residence at Harvard University’s Center for European Studies. focus on the poor, which characterize many Brazilian studies of segregation. The first part of the presentation will present the results for socioeconomic segregation, comparing Rio and São Paulo with Paris. The second part will discuss ethno-racial segregation and its interaction with socioeconomic segregation in Rio and São Paulo.

Sponsored by: The Center for European Studies, LLILAS, the Department of Sociology, the Population Research Center, and the European Union Center of Excellence

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