Making Race and Nation: A Comparison of South Africa, the United States, and Brazil

Making Race and Nation: A Comparison of South Africa, the United States, and Brazil

by Anthony W. Marx
     
 

This book uses comparisons of South Africa, the United States, and Brazil to reveal patterns about race, nation, state and class dynamics.See more details below

Overview

This book uses comparisons of South Africa, the United States, and Brazil to reveal patterns about race, nation, state and class dynamics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521584555
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; Part I. Historical and Cultural Legacies: 2. Trajectories from colonialism; 3. Lessons from slavery; 4. The uncertain legacy of miscegenation; Implications; Part II. Racial Domination and the Nation-State: 5. 'Wee for thee, South Africa': the racial state; 6. 'To bind up the nation's wounds': the United States after the Civil War; 7. 'Order and progress': inclusive nation-state building in Brazil; Comparative racial domination: an overview; Part III. Race Making from Below: 8. 'We are a rock': Black racial identity, mobilization and the new South Africa; 9. Burying Jim Crow: Black racial identity, mobilization and reform in the United States; 10. Breaching Brazil's pact of silence; 11. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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