The Resource Black autonomy : race, gender, and Afro-Nicaraguan activism, Jennifer Goett, (ebook)

Black autonomy : race, gender, and Afro-Nicaraguan activism, Jennifer Goett, (ebook)

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Black autonomy : race, gender, and Afro-Nicaraguan activism
Title
Black autonomy
Title remainder
race, gender, and Afro-Nicaraguan activism
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Goett
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Language
eng
Summary
Decades after the first multicultural reforms were introduced in Latin America, Afrodescendant people from the region are still disproportionately impoverished, underserved, policed, and incarcerated. In Nicaragua, Afrodescendants have mobilized to confront this state of siege through the politics of black autonomy. For women and men grappling with postwar violence, black autonomy has its own cultural meanings as a political aspiration and a way of crafting selfhood and solidarity. Jennifer Goett's ethnography examines the race and gender politics of activism for autonomous rights in an Afrodescendant. Creole community in Nicaragua. Weaving together fifteen years of research, Black Autonomy follows this community-based movement from its inception in the late 1990s to its realization as an autonomous territory in 2009 and beyond. Goett argues that despite significant gains in multicultural recognition, Afro-Nicaraguan Creoles continue to grapple with the day-to-day violence of capitalist intensification, racialized policing, and drug war militarization in their territories. Activists have responded by adopting a politics of autonomy based on race pride, territoriality, self-determination, and self-defense. Black Autonomy shows how this political radicalism is rooted in African diasporic identification and gendered cultural practices that women and men use to assert control over their bodies, labor, and spaces in an atmosphere of violence
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Goett, Jennifer
Dewey number
305.896/07285
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Blacks
  • Blacks
  • Women, Black
  • Community activists
  • Multiculturalism
  • Monkey Point (Nicaragua)
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adult
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Black autonomy : race, gender, and Afro-Nicaraguan activism, Jennifer Goett, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503600553
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11891003
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remote
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11891003
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MWT11891003
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Black autonomy : race, gender, and Afro-Nicaraguan activism, Jennifer Goett, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503600553
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891003
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891003
System control number
MWT11891003
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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