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Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Kwame Dixon


The struggle for racial justice by Afro–civil society in Brazil and Salvador da Bahia is the main concern of this book. Theoretically this research aims to contribute to Latin American critical racial theory and Afro-Brazilian social movements by providing deep insights regarding cultural politics in Salvador da Bahia by exploring the following: various and different of forms of Black consciousness and cultural expressions; different levels of political action and social mobilization by Afro-Brazilian groups; the role of Afro–civil society in relation to the state; and to critically analyze cu ... More

Keywords: Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, Black consciousness, Afro-Brazilians

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780813062617
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062617.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kwame Dixon, author
Syracuse University