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Author Telles, Edward Eric, 1956- author

Title Race in another America : the significance of skin color in Brazil / Edward E. Telles
Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (337 pages) : illustrations, maps
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 na
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Blacks -- Race identity -- Brazil.
Miscegenation -- Brazil -- History.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Brazil.
Racism -- Brazil -- History.
Brazil -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0691127921
140083743X (e-book)
9781400837434 (e-book)