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The Resource Laughter Out of Place : Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown

Laughter Out of Place : Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown

Label
Laughter Out of Place : Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown
Title
Laughter Out of Place
Title remainder
Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Donna M. Goldstein presents a hard-hitting critique of urban poverty and violence and challenges much of what we think we know about the ""culture of poverty"" in this compelling read. Drawing on more than a decade of experience in Brazil, Goldstein provides an intimate portrait of everyday life among the women of the favelas, or urban shantytowns in Rio de Janeiro, who cope with unbearable suffering, violence and social abandonment. The book offers a clear-eyed view of socially conditioned misery while focusing on the creative responses-absurdist and black humor-that people generate amid dai
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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Goldstein, Donna M
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
California series in public anthropology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marginality, Social
  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Slums
  • Violence
  • Sex
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Marginality, Social
  • Poor
  • Race relations
  • Sex
  • Slums
  • Violence
  • Brazil
  • Rasrelationer
  • Fattiga
  • Våld
  • Kåkstäder
  • Sexualitet
  • Kvinnor
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Race relations
  • Marginality, Social
  • Poor -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro
  • Violence --Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro
  • Marginality, Social -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro
  • Poor -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Humor
  • Sex -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro
  • Slums -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro
  • Violence
  • Violence -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro
  • Poor
Label
Laughter Out of Place : Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Laughter "Out of Place" -- 2. The Aesthetics of Domination: Class, Culture, and the Lives of Domestic Workers -- 3. Color-Blind Erotic Democracies, Black Consciousness Politics, and the Black Cinderellas of Felicidade Eterna -- 4. No Time for Childhood -- 5. State Terror, Gangs, and Everyday Violence in Rio de Janeiro -- 6. Partial Truths, or the Carnivalization of Desire -- 7. What's So Funny about Rape?
Control code
ocn858657835
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299854307
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 516681
  • 22573/ctt459hjc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858657835
Label
Laughter Out of Place : Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Laughter "Out of Place" -- 2. The Aesthetics of Domination: Class, Culture, and the Lives of Domestic Workers -- 3. Color-Blind Erotic Democracies, Black Consciousness Politics, and the Black Cinderellas of Felicidade Eterna -- 4. No Time for Childhood -- 5. State Terror, Gangs, and Everyday Violence in Rio de Janeiro -- 6. Partial Truths, or the Carnivalization of Desire -- 7. What's So Funny about Rape?
Control code
ocn858657835
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299854307
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 516681
  • 22573/ctt459hjc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858657835

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