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O Gigante Invisível: Território e População Rural para além das Convenções Oficiais


  • Alexandre Arbex Valadares


ste texto busca oferecer uma crítica aos critérios oficiais de classificação da população segundo a situação de domicílio – rural ou urbano. Com argumentos fundados na evolução normativa desta classificação e um exercício quantitativo de sentido ilustrativo, o texto intenta chamar a atenção para a presença ainda marcante da ruralidade como traço característico da estrutura socioespacial de ocupação do território brasileiro. This text seeks to offer a critique of the official criteria for the classification of the population according to their place of residence – rural or urban. With arguments based on the normative evolution of this classification and a quantitative exercise in an illustrative way, the text tries to draw attention to the still strong presence of rurality as a characteristic feature of socio-occupational structure of the Brazilian territory.

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  • Alexandre Arbex Valadares, 2014. "O Gigante Invisível: Território e População Rural para além das Convenções Oficiais," Discussion Papers 1942, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipe:ipetds:1942

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