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Baby-Bearing Storks: Brazilian Intermediaries in the Adoption Process

Domingos Abreu

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter scrutinizes the many actors involved in international adoption from Brazil; from private intermediaries such as philanthropic orphanages, lawyers, and clergy, to public institutions for ... More


Introduction

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the violence and masculinity of free poor men in Ceará, Brazil, during the period from 1845 to 1889. This volume explores ... More


A Brief Moment of Prosperity: Land, Opportunity, and Autonomy, 1845–70

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the brief economic prosperity of free poor sertanejo families in Ceará, Brazil, during the period between 1845 and the mid- to late 1860s. It describes the emergence of a ... More


Unruly Soldiers and Honorable Providers: Paradoxes of Masculinity and State Formation in the Backlands, 1840s–89

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the legal position of the sertanejos of Ceará, Brazil, within the political order of the empire and how they inserted honor into their political practice. It explains that ... More


Conclusion

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on violence and masculinity of free poor men in Ceará, Brazil. It suggests that the patterns of masculinity of the sertanejo men were not as ... More


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