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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Lise Sedrez; Roberta Biasillo Abstract The article illustrates the reemergence of the Atlantic Forest biome in Morro da Babilônia, a favela in Rio de Janeiro, due to a reforestation project started in the 1980s conducted by institutional actors and the local community. The forest has played...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Martijn Oosterbaan This article explores the ways in which Pentecostal media, especially electro-acoustic media, are integrated in the everyday life of a favela in Rio de Janeiro. It argues that the popularity of Pentecostal radio has to be understood in relation to the sociocultural meaning...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 85.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. Death records of anonymous...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the nineteenth century, I argue that both James and Oiticica independently discovered its active remains in what I call “the aesthetic sociality of blackness,” the popular practices they encountered among the predominantly black residents of the barrack-yards of Port of Spain and the favelas of Rio de Janeiro...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... This introductory essay offers a fresh approach to the new municipalist project and digs into its environmental agenda. From New York to Mälmo, from Rio de Janiero to Istanbul, passing through Jakarta, Bangalore, and Naples, this special issue explores the articulation of radical climate-change politics...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. More
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... . Washington, D.C.:Civicus & Network Cultures-Asia. GCAR (Grupo Cultural Afro Reggae). 2000. Relátorio anual do Grupo Cultural Afro Reggae—1999, Rio de Janeiro: 4-6. www.afroreggae.org.br/index1.htm . ____. n.d. Programas. www.afroreggae.org . Gohn, Maria da Glória. 2000 . Mídia, terceiro...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., are recorded in a list that documents their liberation. How do we read an archive that is both a memorial of freedom and a literal death record? “It’s beautiful.” A colleague startled me with these words upon seeing a photograph of a stack of manuscript folios I had taken in the Rio de Janeiro branch...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the “desirable” hetero-­hemispheric romance remained remarkably constant, from its first appearances in Tom Mix’s A Romance of the Rio Grande (dir. Colin Campbell, 1911) and Rose of the Rancho up until Cuban Love Song (dir. W. S. Van Dyke, 1931...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
... reduced AIDS mortal- ity and the demand for hospital services by more than 50 percent in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, the areas most affected. HIV transmission from mother to child is said to have been reduced by two-thirds. This policy of biotechnology for the people is being hailed as “proof...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Claudia Fonseca Duke University Press 2003 Abreu, Domingos. 2002 . No bico da cegonha:Histórias da adoção e da adoção internacional no Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: Relume Dumará. Barros, Ricardo Paes de, Ricardo Henriques, and Rosane Mendonça. 2000 . Desigualdade e pobreza...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
... a thickened visibility. Released in 2003, Onibus 174 is a documentary about an incident that took place three years earlier in Rio de Janeiro in which a man (Sandro Nascimento) kidnapped a bus and held its travelers hostage for several hours in a standoff with the police. It ends when Sandro unexpectedly...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 25–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
... , “the gunfire—26 bullets in all—sets the Carey case apart.” 8 Yet Carey's story is no anomaly. On March 16, 2014, military police in Rio de Janeiro shot thirty-eight-year-old Cláudia Ferreira Silva in the peripheral community of Madureira while she was leaving a store after buying cold cuts for her...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 131–149.
Published: 01 September 2001
... condition . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Assembléia Legislativa do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul—Comissão de Cidadania e Direitos Humanos. 2000 . Relatório azul: Garantias e violacões dos direitos humanos, 1999/2000 . Porto Alegre: Assembléia Legislativa. Beck, Ulrich, and Ulf Erdmann...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 The first pages of the Mary E. Smith report (copy 2). On the right side, the lone column with annotations records “When they died.” The ship was captured on January 20, 1856; all of the Africans recorded here died in early February. Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, IJ6 472. Photograph More
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): np.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Brian Larkin 101 Spiritual Attunement: Pentecostal Radio in the Soundscape of a Favela in Rio de Janeiro  •  Martijn Oosterbaan 123 Contributors Maria José A. de Abreu is a doctoral student in the Amsterdam School of Social Science...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 2 Detail of the “Signs” column from copy 1 of the Mary E. Smith report. For example, no. 473, Ramiro, age sixteen, male, has a “4” seared into his right arm and filed upper teeth. This information was entirely omitted from copy 2. Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, IJ6 525. Photograph More
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): np.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., and Science (NYU Press). Claudia Fonseca is professor of anthropology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Her research interests include family organiza- tion and gender relations in Brazilian working-class populations, with spe- cial emphasis on human rights issues and international...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): v.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., and Science (NYU Press). Claudia Fonseca is professor of anthropology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Her research interests include family organiza- tion and gender relations in Brazilian working-class populations, with spe- cial emphasis on human rights issues and international...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to a scene from Alea and Tabío’s film. 36 Joel del Río was even more direct: “ Guantanamera aspired to be so popular that it didn’t forget any of the clichés that, for those who don’t know any better, could be identified with Cubans,” he wrote. “Here we find a compendium of santería , Don Juan-style...
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