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Laughter Out of Place Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown (Public Anthropology, 9) by Donna M. Goldstein

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English


  • Anthropology,
  • Poverty,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Marginality, Social,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Brazil,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Humor,
  • Poor,
  • Rio de Janeiro

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7711550M
ISBN 100520235975
ISBN 109780520235977

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  Book Review: Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown. Andrew Canessa. Sexualities 9: 1, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Simply select your manager software from the list below and Author: Andrew Canessa. This paper summarizes the main anthropological and societal issues addressed in the novel "Laughter Out of Place" by Donna M. Goldstein. It seeks to further analyze the author's choice of title ("Laughter Out Of Place") and it's importance. Overall, the paper focuses on the injustices and inequality of living in a Rio shantytown. A bold and courageous book by a fresh anthropological voice, Laughter Out of Place returns anthropology to what it does best by taking the reader on a no-holds-barred ride into the tragicomic world of a bleak Brazilian favela. in Rio’s vast subterranean underworld of mean and ugly public housing projects, interspersed with ragtag shantytowns that crop up daily on the . “I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.” ― Herman Melville, Moby-Dick or, the Whale. tags: adventure, laughter. “He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.” ― Rafael Sabatini, Scaramouche. tags: epitaph, first-sentence, great-first-lines, laughter.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Drawing on the author's experience in Brazil, this text provides a portrait of everyday life among the women of the favelas - a portrait that challenges much of what we think we know about the "culture of poverty". It helps us understand the nature of joking and laughter in the shantytown. (source: Nielsen. Laughter out of place: race, class, violence, and sexuality in a Rio shantytown / by: Goldstein, Donna M. Published: () Drugs & democracy in Rio de Janeiro trafficking, social networks, & public security / by: Arias, Enrique Desmond.   Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown Donna M. Goldstein Univ of California Press, - Social Science - pages5/5(1). Laughter Out of Place by Donna M. Goldstein is an anthropology of Brazil involving race, class, violence and sexuality in a Rio shantytown. Goldstein spent over a decade studying the culture and specifically a domestic worker named Gloria who raised fourteen children some of whom are hers biologically and others she picked up from the streets or family members whose parents .