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Another Arabesque [[electronic resource] ] : Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil

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Autore: Karam John Tofik Visualizza persona
Titolo: Another Arabesque [[electronic resource] ] : Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Philadelphia, : Temple University Press, 2008
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (230 p.)
Disciplina: 305.800981
Soggetto topico: Brazil - Civilization - Arabic influences
Economic aspects
Ethnic identity
Ethnicity - Economic aspects - Brazil
Ethnicity - Social aspects - Brazil
Lebanese - Ethnic identity - Brazil
Social aspects
Syrians - Ethnic identity - Brazil
Regions & Countries - Americas
History & Archaeology
Latin America
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di contenuto: C O N T E N T S; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION The Politics of Privilege; PART ONE: Imagining Political Economy; ONE Pariahs to Partners in the Export Nation; TWO Eth(n)ics and Transparent State Reform; PART TWO: Remodeling the Nationalist Order; THREE Turcos in the Market Model of Racial Democracy; FOUR Mixing Christians, Cloning Muslims; PART THREE: Marketing Ethnic Culture; FIVE Ethnic Reappropriation in the Country Club Circuit; SIX Air Turbulence in Homeland Tourism; CONCLUSION In Secure Futures: Arabness, Neoliberalism, and Brazil; Notes; References; Index
Sommario/riassunto: Offering a novel approach to the study of ethnicity in the neoliberal market, Another Arabesque is the first full-length book in English to focus on the estimated seven million Arabs in Brazil. With insights gained from interviews and fieldwork, John Tofik Karam examines how Brazilians of Syrian-Lebanese descent have gained greater visibility and prominence as the country has embraced its globalizing economy, particularly its relations with Arab Gulf nations. At the same time, he recounts how Syrian-Lebanese descendents have increasingly self-identified as ""Arabs."" Karam demonst
Titolo autorizzato: Another Arabesque  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-281-24306-X
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910452330703321
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