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Introduction: Globalizing Rights and Legalizing Identities

Jan Hoffman French

in Legalizing Identities: Becoming Black or Indian in Brazil's Northeast

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832929
eISBN:
9781469605777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889886_french.6
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore how issues such as race relations, indigenous struggles, and the black consciousness movement in Brazil intersect with, and ... More


Conclusion

Jan Hoffman French

in Legalizing Identities: Becoming Black or Indian in Brazil's Northeast

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832929
eISBN:
9781469605777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889886_french.13
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes the book's main themes and presents some final thoughts. It presents a comparison of the case of Xocó recognition with that of American Indians. It also discusses the rights ... More


Family Feuds and Ethnoracial Politics: What's Land Got to do with It?

Jan Hoffman French

in Legalizing Identities: Becoming Black or Indian in Brazil's Northeast

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832929
eISBN:
9781469605777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889886_french.10
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the paradoxes and contradictions that nourish the transformation of ethnoracial identities. It looks at particular religious and political events in two villages in order to ... More


Introducing Raciolinguistics: Racing Language and Languaging Race in Hyperracial Times

H. Samy Alim

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter outlines the central goals and concerns of the emerging field of language and race, or raciolinguistics. It begins by articulating a commitment to analyzing language and race together ... More


Conclusion: Evangelicalism, Blackness, and Music in Brazil

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter considers the implications from the studies discussed in previous chapters. First is the fact that black gospel music sustains a richly textured, oppositional, ethnoracial ... More


Introduction: Colombian Connections: Tracing the Boundaries of the Colombian Musical ImagiNation

María Elena Cepeda

in Musical ImagiNation: U.S-Colombian Identity and the Latin Music Boom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716915
eISBN:
9780814772904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716915.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book presents a study of Colombian popular music, ethnoracial identity, gender, and the transnational U.S.-Colombian ... More


We are Indians Even if Our Faces aren't Painted

Jan Hoffman French

in Legalizing Identities: Becoming Black or Indian in Brazil's Northeast

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832929
eISBN:
9781469605777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889886_french.8
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how the lives and self-image of the people who became the present-day Xocó Indians were transformed. It shows how the dramatic history of this community emerged from a marriage ... More


From Mock Spanish to Inverted Spanglish: Language Ideologies and the Racialization of Mexican and Puerto Rican Youth in the United States

Jonathan Rosa

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter reconsiders the racializing effects of “Mock Spanish,” which has been widely conceptualized as the incorporation of Spanish language forms into English in ways that covertly stigmatize ... More


Afterword: U.S.-Colombian Popular Music and Identity: Acknowledging the Transnational in the National

María Elena Cepeda

in Musical ImagiNation: U.S-Colombian Identity and the Latin Music Boom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716915
eISBN:
9780814772904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716915.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter suggests that the ongoing shifts within Colombian popular music echo those of contemporary (U.S.-)Colombian society and its ongoing internal struggles with respect to the politics of ... More


Constructing Boundaries and Creating Legal Facts: A Landowner Dies and a Quilombo is Born

Jan Hoffman French

in Legalizing Identities: Becoming Black or Indian in Brazil's Northeast

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832929
eISBN:
9781469605777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889886_french.9
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter charts the transformation of Mocambo identity through a series of legal categories, each carrying particular obstacles and rights, thus illustrating the first component of legalizing ... More


Unsettled

Janet McIntosh

in Unsettled: Denial and Belonging Among White Kenyans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290495
eISBN:
9780520964631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290495.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a preliminary look at the subjective lives and stances of white Kenyans descended from colonial families as they navigate their unsettled sense of identity in Kenya today. As they ... More


Conclusion

Simone Delerme

in Latino Orlando: Suburban Transformation and Racial Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066257
eISBN:
9780813058412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066257.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The conclusion summarizes the contributions of the Greater Orlando case study and addresses the role of Latinos in challenging the south’s historic black-white racial binary. The chapter argues that ... More


Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Raciolinguistics reveals the central role that language plays in shaping our ideas about race and vice versa. The book brings together a team of leading scholars—working both within and beyond the ... More


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