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Laughter Out of Place

Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown

Laughter Out of Place( )
Author: Goldstein, Donna
Series title:California Series in Public Anthropology Ser.
ISBN:978-0-520-95541-7
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $34.95
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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...
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Pages:392
Detailed Subjects: Humor / General

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