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Cultures of Anti-Racism in Latin America and the Caribbean
edited by Peter Wade, James Scorer and Ignacio Aguiló
University of London Press, 2019
eISBN: 978-1-908857-71-2 | Paper: 978-1-908857-55-2
Library of Congress Classification F1419.A1C86 2019
Dewey Decimal Classification 305.80098

Latin America’s long history of showing how racism can co-exist with racial mixture and conviviality offers useful ammunition for strengthening anti-racist stances. This volume asks whether cultural production has a particular role to play within discourses and practices of anti-racism in Latin America and the Caribbean. The contributors analyse music, performance, education, language, film and art in diverse national contexts across the region. The book also places Latin American and Caribbean racial formations within a broader global context and sets out the premise that the region provides valuable opportunities for thinking about anti-racism when recent political events have made ever more fragile the claims that, at least in Europe and the United States, we exist in a ‘post-racial’ world.

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