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Published: 13 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385639
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8563-9
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-122
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
... PART I The Agrarian Question and Rural Social Movements in Brazil Guilherme Costa Delgado 2 The Agrarian Question and Agribusiness in Brazil Brazil’s vast inequalities have roots in the consolidation...
... PART IV The MST, Politics, and Society in Brazil Sue Branford Working with Governments 13 The MST’s Experience with the Cardoso and Lula Administrations Since its...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... Miguel Carter 1 Social Inequality, Agrarian Reform, and Democracy in Brazil This chapter sets the Landless Rural Workers Movement (mst) and Bra- zil’s mobilization for agrarian reform in context. It opens by juxtaposing two...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... PART I The Agrarian Question and Rural Social Movements in Brazil Guilherme Costa Delgado 2 The Agrarian Question and Agribusiness in Brazil Brazil’s vast inequalities have roots in the consolidation of...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... PART II MST History and Struggle for Land Bernardo Mançano Fernandes 5 The Formation and Territorialization of the MST in Brazil I still remember the young activist of the Landless Rural Workers Move- ment (mst...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... Elena Calvo-González Community Building in an MST Settlement 11 in Northeast Brazil Maliene was standing in the middle of an open field trying to fetch her cow. She paused, took a breath, and for the hundredth time...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... George Mészáros 14 The MST and the Rule of Law in Brazil Few subjects so exercise commentators and politicians in Brazil than the real or imagined relationship between the Landless Rural Workers Move- ment (mst) and the...
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter Four The “Commander of All Forests” against the “Jacobins” of Brazil The Cabanada, 1832–1835 MarcuS J. M. de carvalho From 1832 to 1835, peasants, Indians, runaway slaves, and a handful of landlords in the frontier of the provinces of Pernambuco and Alagoas re- belled...
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter FIve A “Great Arch” Descending Manumission Rates, Subaltern Social Mobility, and the Identities of Enslaved, Freeborn, and Freed Blacks in Southeastern Brazil, 1791–1888 robert w. SleneS In April 1848, a plan for slave rebellion centered on Vassouras, in the...
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter SIx Millenarianism, Hegemony, and Resistance in Brazil patrIcIa r. peSSar Most studies of millenarianism in Brazil and elsewhere predate the emer- gence of resistance studies. As such, many of the concerns and method- ological debates central to resistance studies went...
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...concluSIon Rethinking Histories of Resistance in Brazil and Mexico alan knIght In this chapter, I offer a general discussion of resistance, drawing on the rich set of examples provided in the rest of this book. As a historian of Mexico, I know much less about Brazil than about Mexico...
Published: 25 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385134-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8513-4
... Okinawans and Their Descendants in Brazil The goal of this essay is to analyze identity transformations among Okinawans and theirdescendants in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. No single contemporary...
Published: 25 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385134-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8513-4
... Voting Rights for Elderly Japanese Migrants to Brazil Japanese Brazilians sometimes express their affiliation with Japan in ways that make Japanese Americans nervous. Whether in the millenarian movement...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 9 / CLAUDIA FONSECA Law, Technology, and Gender Relations Following the Path of DNA Paternity Tests in Brazil uring the 1990s, a seemingly insignificant technological proce- Ddure—the dna paternity test—went, in Brazil, from novelty to routine. At...
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392569-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9256-9
... 30 percent quota. This cannot be required in open-list systems. This essay looks at the experiences of Argentina—a pioneer in the adop- tion of a legally binding female quota, considered successful internation- ally—and Brazil, where the achievements have been more modest to date. We begin by...
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392569-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9256-9
... 5​ Violence against Women in Brazil \ I n t e r n at i o n A L L i t i g at i o n a n d L o c A L A d va n c e s Flávia Piovesan sing an international litigation strategy developed by human rights net- U ​ works to...
Published: 04 May 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382539-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8253-9
...Michael Hanchard BLACK CINDERELLA? Race and the Public Sphere in Brazil On 26 June 1993, an incident in Vit6ria, the capital city of Espi• rito Santo, Brazil, drove another nail into the coffin of the ideol• ogy of Brazilian racial democracy. Ana Flavia Pe~anha de Azeredo, a...
Published: 04 May 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382539-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8253-9
...Howard Winant RACIAL DEMOCRACY AND RACIAL IDENTITY Comparing the United States and Brazil For a long time, the foundation of all comparative studies of race in the United States and Brazil was the contrast between the two countries. In the United States, so the argument...