International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Paradoxes Regarding Urban Development: The Case of Dom Expedito, Sobral-Ce
Paula Mirelle Chaves Costa, Francisco Clébio Rodrigues Lopes

Sobral has gone through structural changes in his territory and has reaffirmed his influence in the urban zone of Ceará. In this context, the Dom Expedito neighborhood stands out because its urbanization process took place the arrival of tertiary activities with precarious spaces in its interior. This manuscript analyzes the fragmentation of the area into territories and the relationship between the Terra Nova allotment and the Gaviões community. The urban space development includes characteristics such as segregation, which is the process that the population demands and enjoys the city in different ways. The visits and interviews carried out with long-term residents revealed their displeasure regarding the modernization process. When considering their precarious condition and comparing the transformation between this community and other areas of the city, it is clear that it is a forgotten neighborhood.

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