Racism in a Racial Democracy: The Maintenance of White Supremacy in Brazil

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This is the first ethnographic study of racism in southeastern Brazil to place the practices of upwardly mobile Afro-Brazilians at the center of analysis. Based on extensive field research and more than fifty life histories with Afro- and Euro-Brazilians, this book analyzes how Brazilians conceptualize and respond to racial disparities. Twine illuminates the obstacles Brazilian activists face when attempting to generate grassroots support for an antiracist movement among the majority of working class Brazilians. Anyone ...

Racism in a Racial Democracy: The Maintenance of White Supremacy in Brazil 1997, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813523651

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Racism in a Racial Democracy: The Maintenance of White Supremacy in Brazil 1997, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813523644

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