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The Black Movement's Foot Soldiers: Black Women and Neighborhood Struggles for Land Rights in Brazil

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

in Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780813037561
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043098 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813037561.003.0011
The Black Movement's Foot Soldiers: Black Women and Neighborhood Struggles for Land Rights in Brazil

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A gendered analysis of Afro women's grassroots urban movements in Salvador, Brazil, that articulate racial and class-based claims.

Keywords: Afro-Brazilian women urban movements; gender; race; urban space and stratification; Black women politics; Salvador (Brazil)

Chapter.  9962 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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