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Womens Police Stations: Gender, Violence, and Justice in Sao Paulo, Brazil Cecilia MacDowell Santos

Womens Police Stations: Gender, Violence, and Justice in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Cecilia MacDowell Santos

Published August 27th 2008
ISBN : 9781281367174
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246 pages
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Sao Paulo was the home of the first womens police station, and there are now more than 250 womens police stations throughout Brazil. Cecilia MacDowell Santos examines the importance of this phenomenon for the first time, looking at the dynamics ofMoreSao Paulo was the home of the first womens police station, and there are now more than 250 womens police stations throughout Brazil. Cecilia MacDowell Santos examines the importance of this phenomenon for the first time, looking at the dynamics of the relationship between women and the state as a consequence of a political regime, and exploring the notion of gendered citizenship.