The Politics of Blackness: Racial Identity and Political Behavior in Contemporary Brazil.

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Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys.The Politics of Blackness: Racial Identity and Political Behavior in Contemporary Brazil. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2017, pp.282, ISBN: 1316637042.

This book uses an intersectional approach to analyze the impact of the experience of race on Afro-Brazilian political behavior in the cities of Salvador, Sao Paulo, and Rio de laneiro. Using a theoretical framework that takes into account racial group attachment and the experience of racial discrimination, it seeks to explain Afro-Brazilian political behavior with a focus on...

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