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The Color of SoundRace, Religion, and Music in Brazil

The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

John Burdick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Throughout Brazil, Afro-Brazilians face widespread racial prejudice. Many turn to religion, with Afro-Brazilians disproportionately represented among Protestants, the fastest-growing religious group ... More

Fire in the CanyonReligion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Leah M. Sarat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The canyon in central Mexico was ablaze with torches as hundreds of people filed in. So palpable was their shared shock and grief, they later said, that neither pastor nor priest was needed. The ... More

Latino HeartlandOf Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Sujey Vega

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

National immigration debates have thrust both opponents of immigration and immigrant rights supporters into the news. But what happens once the rallies end and the banners come down? What is daily ... More

Meeting Once MoreThe Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Elise M. Prébin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

A great mobilization began in South Korea in the 1990s: adult transnational adoptees began to return to their birth country and meet for the first time with their birth parents—sometimes in televised ... More

Mobile SelvesRace, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Ulla D. Berg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book illuminates how transnational communicative practices and forms of exchange produce new forms of kinship and social relations, as well as new forms of self-presentation and belonging for ... More

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