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Zusatztext "With Urban Encounters! André Cicalo has delivered amuch needed work in the pressing issue of affirmative action in Brazil! aboutwhich there is a dearth in the English-language literature. His very readablebook will be a welcome addition to courses on race relations! urbananthropology! Brazilian studies! and Latin American studies." (VâniaPenha-Lopes! Luso-Brazilian Review! Vol. 52 (2)! December! 2015) "Cicalo's work is highly original and is the most thoughtful treatment of university quotas in Brazil yet written. This perspective is of considerable importance because of the light it sheds on the process as it is unfolding on the ground and in real time. His ideas for policy implications are interesting and suggestive." - John Burdick! professor of Anthropology! Syracuse University Informationen zum Autor André Cicalo is Post-Doctoral at Freie Universität! Germany Klappentext Winner of the Latin American Studies Association Brazil Section Book Awards. Utilizing an ethnographic study of a public university and its users! Cicalo analyzes the practical and symbolic potential that affirmative action has to redress historically-produced and territorialized inequalities in the urban space. Zusammenfassung Winner of the Latin American Studies Association Brazil Section Book Awards. Utilizing an ethnographic study of a public university and its users, Cicalo analyzes the practical and symbolic potential that affirmative action has to redress historically-produced and territorialized inequalities in the urban space. Inhaltsverzeichnis Toward an Ethnographic Study of Racial Quotas for 'Black' Students in the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro Dreams and Hard Places: Main Settings and Socioeconomic Profile of Quota Students Race Between the Class Rows: Urban Encounters and Dis-Encounters in the Changing University Space From Race or Color to Race and Color? Ethnography beyond Official Discourses Narrowing Political Gaps: Black Awareness and University Education as Ways to be 'Central' ...

With Urban Encounters, André Cicalo has delivered a much needed work in the pressing issue of affirmative action in Brazil, about which there is a dearth in the English-language literature. His very readable book will be a welcome addition to courses on race relations, urban anthropology, Brazilian studies, and Latin American studies. (Vânia Penha-Lopes, Luso-Brazilian Review, Vol. 52 (2), December, 2015)

"Cicalo's work is highly original and is the most thoughtful treatment of university quotas in Brazil yet written. This perspective is of considerable importance because of the light it sheds on the process as it is unfolding on the ground and in real time. His ideas for policy implications are interesting and suggestive." - John Burdick, professor of Anthropology, Syracuse University



Autorentext
André Cicalo is Post-Doctoral at Freie Universität, Germany

Klappentext

An ethnographic study about the implementation of university racial quotas in Brazil.



Zusammenfassung
Winner of the Latin American Studies Association Brazil Section Book Awards.   Utilizing an ethnographic study of a public university and its users, Cicalo analyzes the practical and symbolic potential that affirmative action has to redress historically-produced and territorialized inequalities in the urban space.

Inhalt
Toward an Ethnographic Study of Racial Quotas for 'Black' Students in the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro Dreams and Hard Places: Main Settings and Socioeconomic Profile of Quota Students Race Between the Class Rows: Urban Encounters and Dis-Encounters in the Changing University Space From Race or Color to Race and Color? Ethnography beyond Official Discourses Narrowing Political Gaps: Black Awareness and University Education as Ways to be 'Central'

Produktinformationen

Titel: Urban Encounters
Untertitel: Affirmative Action and Black Identities in Brazil
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EAN: 9780230338524
ISBN: 978-0-230-33852-4
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Sozialwissenschaften allgemein
Anzahl Seiten: 229
Gewicht: 429g
Größe: H20mm x B222mm x T147mm
Jahr: 2012
Auflage: 2012