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Afro-ParadiseBlackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Christen A. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039935
eISBN:
9780252098093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039935.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Tourists exult in Bahia, Brazil, as a tropical paradise infused with the black population's one-of-a-kind vitality. But the alluring images of smiling black faces and dancing black bodies masks an ... More

CompañerosLatino Activists in the Face of AIDS

Compañeros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036446
eISBN:
9780252093470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Telling the affecting stories of eighty gay, bisexual, and transgender (GBT) Latino activists and volunteers living in Chicago and San Francisco, this book closely details how these individuals have ... More

Defending Their Own in the ColdThe Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Marc Zimmerman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036460
eISBN:
9780252093494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036460.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explores U.S. Puerto Rican culture in past and recent contexts. The book presents East Coast, Midwest, and Chicago cultural production while exploring Puerto Rican musical, film, artistic, ... More

Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in PeruDecolonizing Transitional Justice

Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book elucidates the tension between the promise of transitional justice and persistent social inequality and impunity. In 2001, following a generation of internal armed conflict and ... More

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