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Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Book Chapter

By Peter Wade
... genetics multiculturalism regional difference Emilio Yunis Colombia ...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 4 covers genetic research and multiculturalism in Colombia and how the country’s diversity is represented in genomic studies. The chapter highlights the image of racialized regions. genetics multiculturalism regional difference Emilio Yunis Colombia ...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... Given the very real differences in levels of wealth and economic production between São Paulo and most other Brazilian states, but especially those in the North and Northeast, how did political groups in the latter regions respond to claims of paulista superiority? This chapter examines...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... This chapter presents a series of broad analytical questions that inform the rest of the book. It begins by raising the central problem of spatially uneven economic development, and the relationship of that phenomenon to discourses of racial difference that naturalize spatial inequalities...
.... genetics multiculturalism regional difference Emilio Yunis Colombia This chapter explores Brazil and how its diversity is represented in genomic studies. It focuses on how genetic data are drawn into debates about affirmative action in higher education and health. genetics multiculturalism...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... in under strongman Rafael Carrera by the 1840s, defining a nation still searching for prosperity while struggling with ethnic differences. region politics liberalism Mayas Rafael Carrera ...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... general strikes in different regions at the same time. Such nonviolent strikes would place internal and external pressure on states, corporations, universities, temples, banks, and international agencies to incite radical reform in the old capitalist states, to aid regions most affected by climate change...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... History was front and center at the quadricentennial commemorations in 1954. This chapter explores the different constructions of São Paulo’s history that emerged during the IV Centenário, including the elaborate Historical Exposition in the newly inaugurated Ibirapuera Park, popular radio...
Book Chapter

By Lisa Yoneyama
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374114-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... by the problematic legacy of the Cold War regional order and global colonial constellations, the transborder culture of redress, and in particular its demands at the most contentious sites, has the potential to generate different notions of justice, publicity, and subjects that are less confined to existing...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-139
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Among the different social and political organizations that were formed as a reaction against the revolution of 1952, one of the more consequential and enduring was the Youth Union for Santa Cruz, based in the heart of urban Santa Cruz. The union, founded in October 1957, has served as both...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... of mobility across political borders as central to the creation of lived geographies that result in the configuration of a regional space that is malleable, amorphously demarcated, and transimperial. In order to explain the innovation behind the study of this approach to regional configurations...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in Quechua or mitimaes in Spanish, to colonize new areas. These colonizing groups came from different regions and fulfilled diverse functions—political, military, agricultural, and artisanal—in the Tawantinsuyu realm. Known as the “prince of Peruvian chroniclers,” Pedro Cieza de León (1520–54) visited...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... seven) as a linchpin between late socialist and late capitalist forms of political satire. The program bears the characteristics and legacies of both forms and reveals unexpected similarities between public discourses otherwise radically separated into two different political systems during the Cold War...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... that ultimately permitted the development of large populations and prosperous local and regional economies. A fundamental contribution of Andean studies has been to analyze and explain both political and environmental-management systems in a region marked by geographical and ecological extremes. Key strategies...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
..., Minas Gerais, and Ceará, including Gilberto Freyre, used the language of nationalism and authenticity to challenge the legitimacy of paulista claims, to associate the uprising with a retrogressive politics, and to mobilize against the regional rebellion. nation cosmopolitan poverty difference...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-138
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Social and political conflicts after 2000 were marked by sharp polarization based on regional, ethnic and racial, and class identities. Racialization, in particular, heightened tensions between opposing groups and raised the stakes for the outbreak of violence. If during his first inauguration...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... This chapter introduces the key conceptual, theoretical, and empirical contexts underpinning the book, and shows how lifestyle TV is implicated in broader transformations of individual identity and collective sociality in the region. It maps the social, cultural, and economic contexts...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
.... Each section documents the history of a different networked island. The first details how Guam’s networks have been critically tied to American military extensions. The second describes Fiji’s emergence as a key site for British colonization and communications in the Pacific. The third focuses...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... triggered and spread identification with consumer lifestyles across the region due to cross-border watching. Commercials helped even out the time differences that existed among countries of the region and within Europe in an experience of virtual simultaneity. Television advertising did not simply encourage...