The regulation of informal urban markets in Brazil: historical aspects and exclusionary formalization
Funding period: 26 May 2022 – 26 December 2022
Type of funding: International Fellowship
Felipe Rangel is a researcher attached to the Work and Mobilities Research Laboratory at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), where he also conducts lecture activities. He holds a PhD in Sociology from UFSCar, with research internships at the Centre for Urban and Community Research at Goldsmiths, University of London, and at the Laboratoire interdisciplinaire pour la sociologie économique – CNAM. His research lies at the interface between the fields of sociology of work and urban studies. Through qualitative research, he has been studying the changes in the management strategies of the informal urban markets in Brazil and the work in these spaces. His most recent publications explore the contemporary work experiences in urban popular commerce in São Paulo and analyze the new public and private interventions on these markets.
As a USF International Fellow, Felipe Rangel will spend seven months working with Professor Brodwyn Fischer at the University of Chicago Center for Latin American Studies.