Race in Latin America

@inproceedings{Wade2009RaceIL,
  title={Race in Latin America},
  author={Peter B. Wade and Deborah Poole},
  year={2009}
}
category to understand human biological diversity. Humans vary to some extent in their DNA and their outward physical appearance or phenotype, but this diversity cannot be organized into “racial groups” or “races,” even if some genetic and phenotypical variation seems to correlate very broadly with continental geography. Humans are too similar genetically and intracontinental genetic variation is too great to be able to categorize humans into races. So race is a set of ideas about human… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 46 references

Afro-Mexico: Blacks, Indians, Politics, and the Greater Diaspora

  • Bobby
  • 2005

Rethinking Mestizaje: Ideology and Lived Experience

  • Wade, Peter
  • Journal of Latin American Studies
  • 2005

East Asian Migrations to Latin America: Introduction

  • Press. Wilson, Tamar Diana
  • Latin American Perspectives
  • 2004

From “Racial Democracy” to Affirmative Action: Changing State Policy on Race in Brazil

  • Htun, Mala
  • Latin American Research Review 39(1):60–89
  • 2004

Images of Latin American Mestizaje and the Politics of Comparison

  • Wade, Peter
  • Bulletin of Latin American Research
  • 2004

Mestizaje and Law-Making in Indigenous Identity Formation in Northeastern Brazil: “After the Conflict Came History.

  • French, Jan Hoffman
  • American Anthropologist
  • 2004

The Black Blood of New Spain: Limpieza-de-Sangre, Racial Violence, and Gendered Power in Early Colonial Mexico

  • Martínez, María Elena
  • William and Mary Quarterly
  • 2004

Blackness without Ethnicity: Constructing Race in Brazil

  • Sansone, Livio
  • 2003

National Performances: The Politics of Class, Race and Space in Puerto Rican Chicago

  • Ramos-Zayas, Y Ana
  • 2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…