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Author Karam, John Tofik.

Title Another arabesque : Syrian-Lebanese ethnicity in neoliberal Brazil / John Tofik Karam
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 214 pages)
Contents C O N T E N T S; Acknowledgments; Introduction The Politics of Privilege; Part One: Imagining Political Economy; One Pariahs to Partners in the Export Nation; Two Eth(n)ics and Transparent State Reform; Part Two: Remodeling the Nationalist Order; Three Turcos in the Market Model of Racial Democracy; Four Mixing Christians, Cloning Muslims; Part Three: Marketing Ethnic Culture; Five Ethnic Reappropriation in the Country Club Circuit; Six Air Turbulence in Homeland Tourism; Conclusion In Secure Futures: Arabness, Neoliberalism, and Brazil; Notes; References; Index
Summary A revealing investigation of changing identity in a globalizing world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-208) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnicity -- Economic aspects -- Brazil.
Ethnicity -- Social aspects -- Brazil.
Lebanese -- Brazil -- Ethnic identity.
Syrians -- Brazil -- Ethnic identity.
Brazil -- Civilization -- Arab influences.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006015346
ISBN 128124306X
1592135412 (electronic bk.)
9781592135417 (electronic bk.)