What's love got to do with it?: racial features, stigma and socialization in Afro-Brazilian families

@article{HordgeFreeman2013WhatsLG,
  title={What's love got to do with it?: racial features, stigma and socialization in Afro-Brazilian families},
  author={E. Hordge-Freeman},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={36},
  pages={1507 - 1523}
}
Abstract This article explores how racial socialization in poor and working-class Afro-Brazilian families conveys messages about racial features that reproduce and resist racial hierarchies. Relying on 116 semi-structured interviews and ethnography in fifteen Afro-Brazilian families conducted in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, I argue that racial socialization consists of discursive strategies, concrete practices and affective displays that stigmatize black racial features. This study examines racial… Expand
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