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Understanding Deep Urban Change: Patterns of Residential Segregation in Latin American Cities

Francisco Sabatini and Rodrigo Salcedo

in The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665754
eISBN:
9781452946559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665754.003.0015
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines the city of Santiago, Chile, to highlight some of the important intermediate factors that need to be incorporated into a theoretical framework that explains future developments ... More


Beyond the Walled City: Colonial Exclusion in Havana

Guadalupe García

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286030
eISBN:
9780520961371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286030.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Security was the primary concern of colonial empire in the Americas, and nowhere was this more evident than in the walled port city of colonial Havana. Looking within, through, and beyond the ... 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


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


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


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 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


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


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


“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


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