Urban Encounters by Andre Cicalo
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ISBN
9780230338524
Date Released
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Hardcover
Pages
229
Dimensions
140 x 223 x 20mm

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"In this work, I discuss the introduction of racial quotas in favor of 'black' students in some public universities of the State of Rio de Janeiro. The implementation of racial policies has raised strong reaction in a country like Brazil, where ideals ofracial and cultural mixture are crucial components of national identity. Focusing on my ethnographic study of a public university and its users, I analyze the practical and symbolic potential that affirmative action has to redress historically-produced and territorialized inequalities in the urban space. Due to the variety of users that racial and other social quotas have produced, the ethnography allows for a broader discussion of race and class relations in Rio de Janeiro and in Brazil"--
ISBN:
9780230338524
Publication Date:
16 / 10 / 2012
Pages:
229
Dimensions:
140 x 223 x 20mm

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