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Record 1 2019-05-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Housing
  • Urban Sociology
CONT

A favela typically comes into being when squatters occupy vacant land at the edge of a city and construct shanties of salvaged or stolen materials.

OBS

The term favela, or favella, designates spontaneous settlements, all types of informal, illegal occupations, invasions, slums and squatter settlements in Brazil.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Développement urbain
  • Habitation et logement (Urbanisme)
  • Sociologie urbaine
OBS

favéla : Cette graphie, puisée du document intitulé «Les rectifications de l’orthographe» du Conseil supérieur de la langue française, est attestée dans le Petit Robert.

Spanish

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