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Author Rahier, Jean Muteba, 1959- author.

Title Blackness in the Andes : ethnographic vignettes of cultural politics in the time of multiculturalism / Jean Muteba Rahier.

Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.8009866 RAHI    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Physical description xii, 243 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-235) and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Afro-Esmeraldian Décimas-Ecuador: Creolization/Malleability in the Time of Interculturalismo and Neo-Essentialism 9 -- Chapter 2 Presence of Blackness and Representations of Jews in the Afro-Esmeraldian Celebrations of Semana Santa 37 -- Chapter 3 From Panacea for Harmonious Race Relations to Ideological Tool for Oppression and National Identity Imagination: Reflections from the Andes on Mestizaje through Time and Space 65 -- Chapter 4 Afrodescendants, the Multicultural Turn and the "New" Latin American Constitutions and Other Special Legislations: Particularities of the Andean Region / Jean Muteba Rahier Rahier, Jean Muteba, Mamyrah Dougé Prosper Prosper, Mamyrah Dougé 89 -- Chapter 5 A Glimpse at Afro-Ecuadorian Politics, Influences on and Participation in Constitutional Processes, and State Corporatism 105 -- Chapter 6 Blackness, the Racial-Spatial Order at Work, and Beauty Contest Politics: Señoras, Mujeres, Blanqueamiento, and the Negra Permitida 121 -- Chapter 7 Stereotypes of Hypersexuality and the Embodiment of Blackness: Some Narratives of Female Sexuality in Quito, Ecuador 147 -- Chapter 8 Fútbol and the (Tri-)Color of the Ecuadorian Nation: Ideological and Visual (Dis-)Continuities of Black Otherness from Monocultural Mestizaje to Multiculturalism 175.
Subject Nationalism -- Ecuador.
Multiculturalism -- Ecuador.
Blacks -- Race identity -- Ecuador.
Race awareness -- Ecuador.
Popular culture -- Ecuador.
Identity politics -- Ecuador.
Ecuador -- Race relations.
Ecuador -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9781137272713 (hardback : alk. paper)
1137272716 (hardback : alk. paper)