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Race in Another America : The Significance of Skin Color in Brazil

By: Telles, Edward E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (337 p.).ISBN: 9781400837434.Subject(s): Blacks -- Race identity -- Brazil | Brazil -- Race relations | Miscegenation -- Brazil -- History | Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Brazil | Racism -- Brazil -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Race in Another America : The Significance of Skin Color in BrazilDDC classification: 305.896 | 305.896081 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CHAPTER ONE Introduction; CHAPTER TWO From White Supremacy to Racial Democracy; CHAPTER THREE From Racial Democracy to Affirmative Action; CHAPTER FOUR Racial Classification; CHAPTER FIVE Racial Inequality and Development; CHAPTER SIX Racial Discrimination; CHAPTER SEVEN Intermarriage; CHAPTER EIGHT Residential Segregation; CHAPTER NINE Rethinking Brazilian Race Relations; CHAPTER TEN Designing Appropriate Policies; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary: This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the increasingly important and controversial subject of race relations in Brazil. North American scholars of race relations frequently turn to Brazil for comparisons, since its history has many key similarities to that of the United States. Brazilians have commonly compared themselves with North Americans, and have traditionally argued that race relations in Brazil are far more harmonious because the country encourages race mixture rather than formal or informal segregation. More recently, however, scholars have challenged this national m
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Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CHAPTER ONE Introduction; CHAPTER TWO From White Supremacy to Racial Democracy; CHAPTER THREE From Racial Democracy to Affirmative Action; CHAPTER FOUR Racial Classification; CHAPTER FIVE Racial Inequality and Development; CHAPTER SIX Racial Discrimination; CHAPTER SEVEN Intermarriage; CHAPTER EIGHT Residential Segregation; CHAPTER NINE Rethinking Brazilian Race Relations; CHAPTER TEN Designing Appropriate Policies; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX

This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the increasingly important and controversial subject of race relations in Brazil. North American scholars of race relations frequently turn to Brazil for comparisons, since its history has many key similarities to that of the United States. Brazilians have commonly compared themselves with North Americans, and have traditionally argued that race relations in Brazil are far more harmonious because the country encourages race mixture rather than formal or informal segregation. More recently, however, scholars have challenged this national m

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Edward E. Telles is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He previously worked as the Program Officer in Human Rights of the Ford Foundation in Rio de Janeiro.

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