In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

Contents List of Figures vii Foreword: A New Hemispheric Blackness ix Howard Winant Acknowledgments xv Introduction 1 Kwame Dixon and John Burdick Part 1. Blackness and Cultural Difference 1. Nurturing Bantu Africanness in Bahia 21 Patricia de Santana Pinho 2. Strategies of the Black Pacific: Music and Diasporic Identity in Peru 42 Heidi Carolyn Feldman 3. Malandreo Negro: Gangsta Rap and the Politics of Exclusion in Venezuela 72 Sujatha Fernandes 4. Performing the African Diaspora in Mexico 93 Angela N. Castañeda 5. Visions of a Nineteenth-Century Cuba: Images of Blacks in the Work of Víctor Patricio de Landaluze 114 Elizabeth Morán Part 2. Afro Social Movements and Mobilization 6. Afro-Colombian Social Movements 135 Peter Wade 7. Beyond Citizenship as We Know It: Race and Ethnicity in Afro-Colombian Struggles for Citizenship Equality 156 Bettina Ng’weno 8. Black Activism in Ecuador, 1979–2009 176 Ollie A. Johnson III 9. Afro-Ecuadorian Community Organizing and Political Struggle: Influences on and Participation in Constitutional Processes 198 Jean Muteba Rahier 10.The Black Movement’s Foot Soldiers: Black Women and Neighborhood Struggles for Land Rights in Brazil 219 Keisha-Khan Y. Perry Part 3. State Responses 11. Social Movements in Latin America: The Power of Regional and National Networks 243 Judith A. Morrison 12. Negotiating Blackness within the Multicultural State: Creole Politics and Identity in Nicaragua 264 Juliet Hooker 13. Todos Somos Iguales, Todos Somos Incas: Dilemmas of Afro-Peruvian Citizenship and Inca Whiteness in Peru 282 Shane Greene 14.Sociology and Racial Inequality: Challenges and Approaches in Brazil 305 Antônio Guimarães 15. Black—but Not Haitian: Color, Class, and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic 323 Ernesto Sagás List of Contributors 345 Index 349 ...


Additional Information

Related ISBN
MARC Record
Launched on MUSE
Open Access
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.