Black women against the land grab : the fight for racial justice in Brazil (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Black women against the land grab : the fight for racial justice in Brazil

Author: Keisha-Khan Y Perry
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Focusing on the Gamboa de Baixo neighborhood in Salvador's city center, this book explores how Black women's views on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perry, Keisha-Khan Y.
Black women against the land grab
(DLC) 2013029575
(OCoLC)840465565
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keisha-Khan Y Perry
ISBN: 9781461951292 1461951291 9780816687978 0816687978 9781452949154 1452949158
OCLC Number: 862745988
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Diasporic Blackness and Afro-Brazilian Agency --
Engendering the Grassroots --
The Gendered Racial Logic of Spatial Exclusion --
The Black Movement's Foot Soldiers --
Violent Policing and Disposing of Urban Landscapes --
"Picking Up the Pieces" : Everyday Violence and Community --
Politics Is a Women's Thing --
Above the Asphalt : From the Margins to the Center of Black Diaspora Politics.
Responsibility: Keisha-Khan Y. Perry.

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Focusing on the Gamboa de Baixo neighborhood in Salvador, Brazil's city center, Black Women against the Land Grab explores how black women's views on development have radicalized local communities to  Read more...

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