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Black women against the land grab : the fight for racial justice in Brazil /

" In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, black women, especially poor black women, are rarely considered leaders of social movements let alone political theorists. But in the northeastern city of Salvador, Brazil, it is these very women who determine how urban policies are established....

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Main Author: Perry, Keisha-Khan Y.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Diasporic Blackness and Afro-Brazilian Agency; 1. Engendering the Grassroots; 2. The Gendered Racial Logic of Spatial Exclusion; 3. The Black Movement's Foot Soldiers; 4. Violent Policing and Disposing of Urban Landscapes; 5. "Picking Up the Pieces": Everyday Violence and Community; 6. Politics Is a Women's Thing; CONCLUSION: Above the Asphalt: From the Margins to the Center of Black Diaspora Politics; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z