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Gilberto Freyre and Brazilian Self-Perception

MARIA LÚCIA G. PALLARES-BURKE

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The idea of Brazil as a ‘racial democracy’ and a mixture of peoples and cultures became a central part of its national identity following the publication of Gilberto Freyre's Casa-grande e senzala in ... More


Decolonization: Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia, and São Paulo, 1964–1985

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the military officers who took power after 1964 adopted racial democracy as an official state ideology. Their vision of racial democracy, adapted to the needs of a ... More


Epilogue: The Agony of a Racial Democracy

Christopher J. Lebron

in The Color of Our Shame: Race and Justice in Our Time

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936342
eISBN:
9780199345823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936342.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This Epilogue considers the continuing problems that American society faces: for more than two centuries it has been in the habit of treating blacks as sub-citizens and in our time racial inequality ... More


Black Civic Ideology and Political Economy in Postwar Chicago

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter gives historical and ideological context of housing policies by explaining the appeal of racial democracy to the postwar cohort of black civic leaders in Chicago. After World War II, ... More


Todos Somos Cubanos: How Racial Democracy Works in Cuba

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 examines racial ideology and how racial democracy works in Cuba. The revolution, throughout its decades, has reinforced the ideology of racial democracy and in doing so, has created a set ... More


Racial Violence and the Crisis of Black Elite Leadership

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the crisis of black civic leadership in Chicago over its failure to stop whites’ violence against black citizens seeking housing in white neighborhoods. Housing-based racial ... More


The Imagined Republic of Puerto Rican Populism in World-Historical Context: The Poetics of Plantation Fantasies and the Petit-Coloniality of Criollo Blanchitude, 1914–48

KELVIN SANTIAGO-VALLES

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the imagined republic of Puerto Rican populism in world-historical context and the poetics of plantation fantasies. It discusses the world-historical juncture at which ... More


The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Black): Legal and Cultural Constructions of Race and Nation in Colonial Latin America

Michelle A. McKinley

in Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273436
eISBN:
9780520953765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273436.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the complex logics and political forces underlying racial formation in early colonial Lima. It considers the theme of “racial democracy” and its associated racial projects of ... More


Epilogue: Brazil, 1985 to the New Century

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.12
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the new generation of black thinkers and activists across Brazil that revised their relationship with dominant racial ideologies, rejecting the shared symbols that, in ... More


Sociology and Racial Inequality: Challenges and Approaches in Brazil

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

in Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037561
eISBN:
9780813043098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037561.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes the current debate about affirmative action in Brazil by placing it in a historical frame.


Black Factions Contesting Public Housing

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the opposition that black civic elites faced in Chicago from both the black bourgeoisie and white political officials for their support for public housing. The white opponents, ... More


Racial Hierarchies of Desire and the Specter of Sex Tourism

Erica Lorraine Williams

in Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the complexities of the racial hierarchies of desire in Salvador by articulating what it calls the specter of sex tourism. It examines the Brazilian ideologies of race that ... More


Racial Democracy and the Case for Public Housing

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the racial and social democratic reasons for the black civic leaders’ support of public housing, delineating black elites’ class and racial critique of the housing industry. ... More


Mário de Andrade’s Antropofagia and Macunaíma as Anti-Imperial Scene of Writing

Daniel F. Silva

in Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941008
eISBN:
9781789628999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941008.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Mário’s own deployment of the cannibal allegory his novel, Macunaíma (1928), and then by offering a rereading of the relationship between a particular chapter of the novel, ... More


Institutionalizing Ideology: Race and the Cuban Revolution

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 demonstrates how the unification of racial democracy and socialism creates a racial ideology in Cuba that is distinct from other Latin American countries. By supporting racial democracy at ... More


Afro-Cuban Encounters at the Intersections of Blackness and Latinidad

Monika Gosin

in The Racial Politics of Division: Interethnic Struggles for Legitimacy in Multicultural Miami

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738234
eISBN:
9781501738258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738234.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 illuminates how Afro-Cubans present a challenge to the exclusionary racializing frames discussed in the previous chapters, and to African American-Latino divisions more broadly. Focusing on ... More


Introduction

Christen A. Smith

in Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039935
eISBN:
9780252098093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039935.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main arguments. Focusing on the city of Salvador, this book uses performance as a methodological frame for deconstructing gendered ... More


Conclusion

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter argues that whether the issue was public housing or urban redevelopment, working-class blacks were not consulted for their opinion and thus did not help in creating a “sound ... More


Uncovering Blackness and the Underground: Black Consciousness

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 8 analyzes how components of Cuban racial ideology influence black consciousness and identity formation. The data in this chapter add to the information we have about what underground racial ... More


Fighting “Negro Clearance”: Black Elites and Urban Redevelopment Policy

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the class conflict that occurred between national black elites and a coalition of local black civic, neighborhood, and business leaders over slum clearance and urban ... More


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