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Author Dávila, Jerry, 1970-

Title Diploma of whiteness : race and social policy in Brazil, 1917-1945 / Jerry Dávila
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 292 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents 1. Building the "Brazilian man" -- 2. Educating Brazil -- 3. What happened to Rio's teachers of color? -- 4. Elementary education -- 5. Escola nova no estado novo: the new school in the new state -- 6. Behaving white: Rio's secondary schools -- Epilogue: the enduring Brazilian fascination with race
Summary Asserts that Brazilian mid-century educational reforms, designed to end rigid, race-based exclusions and to incorporate the poor, did so by stressing whiteness as the primary characteristic of modernity
Analysis Discriminación en la educación Brasil Historia Siglo XX
Educación Aspectos sociales Brasil Historia Siglo XX
Pedagogía crítica Brasil Historia Siglo XX
Raza blanca Identidad racial Brasil Historia Siglo XX
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-285) and index
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Subject Critical pedagogy -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Discrimination in education -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Education -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Whites -- Race identity -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Sociale aspecten.
Brancos -- Século 20 -- Brasil.
Critical pedagogy.
Discriminação (educação) -- Século 20 -- Brasil.
Discrimination in education.
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects
EDUCATION -- Students & Student Life.
Educação (aspectos sociais) -- Brasil.
Education -- Social aspects.
Identidade étnica.
Whites -- Race identity.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002014073
ISBN 0822384442