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Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick


Throughout the Americas black social movement groups are increasingly using sophisticated strategies and tactics to challenge racial and gender inequality. Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America offers a new, dynamic discussion of the experience of blackness and cultural difference, black political mobilization, and state responses to Afro-Latin activism across Latin America.

Keywords: Afro-Latin America, Afro-Social Movements, Afro-descendants, Black consciousness and identity, Racial identity, Citizenship, Gender, Race

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813037561
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813037561.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kwame Dixon, editor

John Burdick, editor

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Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

Part 1 Blackness and Cultural Difference

1 Nurturing Bantu Africanness in Bahia

Patricia De Santana Pinho

Part 2 Afro Social Movements and Mobilization

Part 3 State Responses

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