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Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a depth of ethnographic work that makes the following theoretical interventions: (a) to emphasize the significance of Brazil in the formation of the African Diaspora with specific ... More


Politics Is A Women’S Thing

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 attempts to answer the question of why black women lead social movement? Defying expectations, black women are invisible in domestic work, but are visible in neighborhood associations. ... More


Political in the Sense That We Never Took Any Shit: Family and the Roots of Black Feminist Radicalism, 1916–1942

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter is set in Kansas City, Missouri and Los Angeles, California and demonstrates how Flo Kennedy’s parents contributed to the formation of her black feminist radicalism. Her parents not only ... More


Engendering the Grassroots

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 focuses on the centrality of black women activists in social movements. Although oftentimes forgotten, they are the main political agents bringing attention to the violent nature of land ... More


The Black Movement’S Foot Soldiers

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 narrates the history of the Gamboa de Baixo’s political movement against urban removal and for land rights. The chapter describes the forms of organization that have resulted in social ... More


Conclusion Above The Asphalt: From the Margins to the Center of Black Diaspora Politics

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Conclusion reflects on why housing and land are key components of the global human rights debate. The struggle for black inclusion in cities impacts all Brazilian citizens, and I explain why what ... More


The Gendered Racial Logic of Spatial Exclusion

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 argues that spatial exclusion is at the core of gendered racial stratification in Brazilian cities and that this exclusion produces mass political organization. The chapter outlines the ... More


“Picking up the Pieces”: Everyday Violence and Community

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 explores how black women experience police violence in ways that lead to trauma and death as well as political action. How they respond to violence challenges how we think about the ... More


Violent Policing and Disposing of Urban Landscapes

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 provides concrete examples of how violent policing is central to constructing, maintaining, and disposing of black marginalized landscapes and the people who occupy them. The construction ... More


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