Posts Tagged: Brazil

Indigenous Land Disputes in Brazil

The vast South American country of Brazil is home to roughly nine hundred thousand indigenous people, and their land is spread out through Brazil, making up about thirteen percent of the overall land. Brazil’s fast growing economy and commitment to

Indigenous Land Disputes in Brazil

The vast South American country of Brazil is home to roughly nine hundred thousand indigenous people, and their land is spread out through Brazil, making up about thirteen percent of the overall land. Brazil’s fast growing economy and commitment to

Blanchette, Thaddeus Gregory, and Ana Paula Da Silva. “On Bullshit and the Trafficking of Women: Moral Entrepreneurs and the Invention of Trafficking of Persons in Brazil.” Dialectical Anthropology 36, no. 1/2 (2012): 107-25. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23339229.

This image reflects the child sexual trafficking that occurs in Brazil and that children should not be forced into this violation. The image is not directly from Brazil, however, it reflects the main point behind sex trafficking especially in terms of children.

Blanchette, Thaddeus Gregory, and Ana Paula Da Silva. “On Bullshit and the Trafficking of Women: Moral Entrepreneurs and the Invention of Trafficking of Persons in Brazil.” Dialectical Anthropology 36, no. 1/2 (2012): 107-25. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23339229.

This image reflects the child sexual trafficking that occurs in Brazil and that children should not be forced into this violation. The image is not directly from Brazil, however, it reflects the main point behind sex trafficking especially in terms of children.

Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Dossier There are few nations that treat a sport with as much reverence as Brazil treats soccer, or as it is known globally, football. To many, it is simply the greatest rallying point in society. And so, in 2014, the

Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Dossier There are few nations that treat a sport with as much reverence as Brazil treats soccer, or as it is known globally, football. To many, it is simply the greatest rallying point in society. And so, in 2014, the

The Indigenous Struggle against Neoliberalism in Brazil

If you’ve heard about Brazil in the news over the last decade, you’ve probably heard some mention of its growing economy and entrance onto the world stage as a global economic power. Acronyms like BRIC, with B representing the up

The Indigenous Struggle against Neoliberalism in Brazil

If you’ve heard about Brazil in the news over the last decade, you’ve probably heard some mention of its growing economy and entrance onto the world stage as a global economic power. Acronyms like BRIC, with B representing the up

How Fifa and the 2014 World Cup Expanded Poverty in Brazil

“Brazil World Cup: FIfa and business miss an open goal for human rights” – Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Nieva. 13 June 2014    Click here for original text “FIFA is recognized as one of the world’s wealthiest sporting associations.”

How Fifa and the 2014 World Cup Expanded Poverty in Brazil

“Brazil World Cup: FIfa and business miss an open goal for human rights” – Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Nieva. 13 June 2014    Click here for original text “FIFA is recognized as one of the world’s wealthiest sporting associations.”

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

Jillian Steinhauer, “Brazil Evicts Indigenous People in Violent Clash Over Sports Stadium” Hyperallergic (April 1, 2013).Link to Article Even before the high profile arrests of many FIFA officials this past month, there were many concerns as to the selection of host states for the

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

Jillian Steinhauer, “Brazil Evicts Indigenous People in Violent Clash Over Sports Stadium” Hyperallergic (April 1, 2013).Link to Article Even before the high profile arrests of many FIFA officials this past month, there were many concerns as to the selection of host states for the