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Latin American Feminism and the Transnational Arena

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the historical roles of women from the 1880s to the 1940s. It shows a world of activism across national boundaries. The invocation of the ideals of Pan-Americanism by the ... More


The Killing Consensus

Graham Denyer Willis

in The Killing Consensus: Police, Organized Crime, and the Regulation of Life and Death in Urban Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285705
eISBN:
9780520961135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285705.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the ways that the normal subjects of homicide and resistências share similar notions and characteristics of deservedness of death. I examine how the practices of both, as ... More


A Consensus Killed

Graham Denyer Willis

in The Killing Consensus: Police, Organized Crime, and the Regulation of Life and Death in Urban Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285705
eISBN:
9780520961135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285705.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 delves into the ways that the practices of relative peace break apart during moments of crisis. By examining how a spate of police assassinations in 2012 changed the ways that police go ... More


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