Jennifer Roth-Gordon is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arizona.
"Roth-Gordon offers important in-sights in fewer than two hundred pages of clearly articulated text. . .the book is a rare pedagogical gem." - General Anthropology
"Although decades of ink have already been spilled on the still contentious issue of racism in Brazil (and Latin America more broadly), Roth- - Anthropological Quarterly
Gordon’s book points to fruitful areas for future research."
"By highlighting new challenges and forms of resistance to racist ideologies, Roth-Gordon makes an outstanding contribution to a global dialogue on race that illustrates the hegemonic forces at play that maintain racial inequalities." - American Ethnologist
" A must-read for scholars studying race and politics in Brazil." - Journal of Anthropological Research
"A remarkably accessible book that will be of great interest to scholars of race in Latin America who wish to incorporate an attention to language and practice to theirown work. The book’ s clear explanations of how the research was organized and executed likewise make it an excellent teaching tool for undergraduates and graduate students." - Journal of Latin American Studies