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Illegal Markets, Violence, and Inequality: Evidence from a Brazilian Metropolis – Author Meets Readers

March 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm7:00 pm


Author Meets Readers invites Carleton students and the community to join an informal discussion on new books published by members of the Carleton University Faculty of Public Affairs.

Illegal Markets, Violence, and Inequality Book CoverAbout the Book

Illegal Markets, Violence, and Inequality: Evidence from a Brazilian Metropolis proposes an analysis of contemporary drug markets in Recife, Brazil’s most violent metropolitan area. Building on extensive fieldwork and interviews, it offers insights into the workings of drug markets and into the reasons why some of them are violent, and others not.

About the Authors

Jean Daudelin in front of Richcraft Hall's Living Wall

Jean Daudelin

Jean Daudelin is an Associate Professor in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. His current research focuses on property rights and conflict, on Brazilian foreign policy and international relations in the Americas, and on crime and violence in Latin America. José Luiz Ratton is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Crime and Public Security, at the Federal University of Pernambuco, in Recife, Brazil.

About the Panel

Daudelin will be joined on stage by Joao Velloso (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa) and David B. Gibson (Executive Director of the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre).

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This event is part of 2019 FPA Research Month and the Ottawa International Writer’s Festival.

Please register on our website.


March 21, 2019
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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