Negras in Brazil: Re-envisioning Black Women, Citizenship, and the Politics of Identity

@inproceedings{Caldwell2007NegrasIB,
  title={Negras in Brazil: Re-envisioning Black Women, Citizenship, and the Politics of Identity},
  author={Kia Lilly Caldwell},
  year={2007}
}
For most of the twentieth century, Brazil was widely regarded as a "racial democracy" - a country untainted by the scourge of racism and prejudice. In recent decades, however, this image has been severely critiqued, with a growing number of studies highlighting persistent and deep-seated patterns of racial discrimination and inequality. Yet, recent work on race and racism has rarely considered gender as part of its analysis. In "Negras in Brazil", Kia Lilly Caldwell examines the life… CONTINUE READING

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