Sociedade e Estado
versão impressa ISSN 0102-6992
RIBEIRO, Luiz Cesar Queiróz. Contemporary challenges of the construction of the citizenship in Brazilian metropolis. Soc. estado. [online]. 2007, vol.22, n.3, pp. 525-544. ISSN 0102-6992. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-69922007000300003.
The article proposes the reflection on the contemporary challenges of the construction of the citizenship in Brazil resulting from the effects of the tendencies to the residential segregation and segmentation of the great cities on the civic culture that based political relations on the processes of democratization occurred in the developed societies.
Palavras-chave : citizenship; democracy; metropolises; social inequalities; residential segregation.