Eliane Alves

Eliane Alves

ALARI Research Associate 2020-2021
Eliane Alves

Eliane Alves da Silva is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Federal University of ABC (Brazil). Currently, she is an Assistant Coordinator of the Research Group “Policy, Politics and Collective Action (3PAC)”. She earned a Doctorate in Sociology at the University of São Paulo (USP). In 2010, she was a Visiting Scholar at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France. Eliane’s research focuses on social inequalities, housing, judicialization of public policies, and urban inequalities. She has published several articles and book chapters on these subjects.

 

Project Description

Urban inequalities through an intersectional perspective

This project investigates how to approach urban inequalities in a way that makes it possible to highlight the multiplicity of experiences involving gender, race, and sexuality in urban segregated spaces. More broadly, it looks at the relationship between the right to the city and the access to urban public policies. The project proposes to explore theoretical and methodological tools that allow to exam urban inequalities based on the combination of these inequality markers, that is, from an intersectional approach. It proposes to study new epistemologies, categories of investigation and analysis, and concepts that make it possible to highlight the diversity of experiences in segregated urban spaces and guide more inclusive urban public policies.

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