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The Politics of Blackness (Cambridge Studies in Stratification Economics: Economics and)

The Politics of Blackness: Racial Identity and Political Behavior in Contemporary Brazil (Cambridge Studies in Stratification Economics: Economics and)

Current price: $34.99
Publication Date: December 7th, 2017
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
9781316637043
Pages:
282
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Description

This book uses an intersectional approach to analyze the impact of the experience of race on Afro-Brazilian political behavior in the cities of Salvador, S o Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro. Using a theoretical framework that takes into account racial group attachment and the experience of racial discrimination, it seeks to explain Afro-Brazilian political behavior with a focus on affirmative action policy and Law 10.639 (requiring that African and Afro-Brazilian history be taught in schools). It fills an important gap in studies of Afro-Brazilian underrepresentation by using an intersectional framework to examine the perspectives of everyday citizens. The book will be an important reference for scholars and students interested in the issue of racial politics in Latin America and beyond.