Blacks as study objects and intellectuals in Brazilian Academia

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This article reflects upon the idea of blacks as scientific objects of study and intellectuals in Brazilian academia, using as its primary references anthropological treatises on blacks in Brazil by Raimundo Nina Rodrigues, Ruth Landes, Édison Carneiro, and Thales de Azevedo. The author's own life experience as a black researcher in academia also serves as a point of reference.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)82-105
Number of pages24
JournalLatin American Perspectives
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2006


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Sociology and Political Science

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