Educational Inequality by Race in Brazil, 1982–2007: Structural Changes and Shifts in Racial Classification

@article{Marteleto2011EducationalIB,
  title={Educational Inequality by Race in Brazil, 1982–2007: Structural Changes and Shifts in Racial Classification},
  author={Let{\'i}cia J. Marteleto},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2011},
  volume={49},
  pages={337-358}
}
Despite overwhelming improvements in educational levels and opportunity during the past three decades, educational disadvantages associated with race still persist in Brazil. Using the nationally representative Pesquisa Nacional de Amostra por Domicílio (PNAD) data from 1982 and 1987 to 2007, this study investigates educational inequalities between white, pardo (mixed-race), and black Brazilians over the 25-year period. Although the educational advantage of whites persisted during this period… CONTINUE READING

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