Simone da Silva Ribeiro Gomes is a PhD Student in the postgraduate programme of Sociology at IESP - UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her research interests centre on social movements, youth and violence, and coercive environments for collective action.
Published in: openSecurityOn violence and protest in Brazil
While media coverage of Brazil's urban protests continues to focus on Molotov cocktails and smashed windows, the...
Published in: HomeBlack Bloc discussion and the radicalisation of debate in Brazil’s public sphere
The disproportionate use of violence in peaceful protests in Brazil quickly led to a radicalization of its protests....