Trying to build a classless utopia in the land of racial democracy: the lack of racial discussion within the educational materials of the Brazilian Landless Rural Workers’ Movement

@inproceedings{Straubhaar2017TryingTB,
  title={Trying to build a classless utopia in the land of racial democracy: the lack of racial discussion within the educational materials of the Brazilian Landless Rural Workers’ Movement},
  author={Rolf Straubhaar},
  year={2017}
}
AbstractThe hegemonic ideology of racial democracy and rural cultural norms of racial silence continue to inform racial identities and national racial discourse in Brazil, in this case within the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST), a left-wing movement for agrarian reform. In this article I engage in textual analysis of a textbook from the MST’s youth curriculum, arguing that the language used in this textbook does not recognize the centrality of race in world or Brazilian history, but… CONTINUE READING
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