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    Book Review: Keisha-Khan Y. Perry, Black Women Against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice


    Lima, Valesca (2016) Book Review: Keisha-Khan Y. Perry, Black Women Against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice. Political Studies Review, 14. pp. 304-305. ISSN 1478-929

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    Abstract

    This book is an ethnographic work conducted at Gamboa de Baix o neighbourhood in the Northeast of Brazil, a poor black century - old fishing community. Keisha - Khan Perry’s study is centred on the daily struggles of the women in the leadership of this community, exploring the central role of co mmunity - based black politics, specifically black women fight ing to avoid eviction from their land and for social rights such as water and dignified housing.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Keisha-Khan Y. Perry; Black Women; Land Grab; Fight for Racial Justice;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute, MUSSI
    Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
    Item ID: 10436
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/1478929916630922f
    Depositing User: Valesca Lima
    Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2019 12:03
    Journal or Publication Title: Political Studies Review
    Publisher: Sage
    Refereed: Yes
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