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Grassroots Resistance: Property Rights and Residents' Rights

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 3 examines two types of grassroots resistance in Beijing triggered by inner‐city redevelopment. One concerns property rights protests launched by pre‐Revolution private ... More


The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

You-tien Hsing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book emphasizes the centrality of cities in China's ongoing transformation. Based on fieldwork in twenty-four Chinese cities between 1996 and 2007, the author forwards an analysis of the ... 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


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


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


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


Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Lester K. Spence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669875
eISBN:
9781452947068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669875.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

A growing number of black activists and artists claim that rap and hip-hop are the basis of an influential new urban social movement. Simultaneously, black citizens evince concern with the effect ... 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


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


Conclusion

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book’s conclusion summarizes key findings and traces the transformation of urban and national politics in India in the wake of a series of high-profile corruption scandals, including corruption ... More


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