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Author Wade, Peter, 1957-

Title Race and sex in Latin America / Peter Wade
Published London ; New York, NY : Pluto Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States of America exclusively by Palgrave macmillan, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 310 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Anthropology, culture and society
Anthropology, culture, and society.
Contents Introduction: defining race and sex -- Explaining the articulation of race and sex -- Race and sex in colonial Latin America -- Making nations through race and sex -- The political economy of race and sex in contemporary Latin America -- Race, sex and the politics of identity and citizenship -- Conclusion
Summary The intersection of race and sex in Latin America is a subject touched upon by many disciplines but this is the first book to deal solely with these issues. Interracial sexual relations are often a key mythic basis for Latin American national identities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-303) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mestizaje.
Miscegenation -- Latin America.
Racism -- Latin America.
Sex customs -- Latin America.
Sex role -- Latin America.
Sexism -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Race relations.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010481900
ISBN 1849644365 (electronic bk.)
9781849644365 (electronic bk.)