Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film

“Presents an exquisite analysis of cinematic strategies of Brazilian cinema today, masterfully connecting films to the idea of a constructed hyper-masculinity. The book raises important points about Brazil’s current sociopolitical turn to the extreme right.”—Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira-Monte, author of Writing Identity: The Politics of Contemporary Afro-Brazilian Literature“An ambitious and theoretically sophisticated study. This veritable tour-de-force … Continue reading Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film

The Invention of the Beautiful Game

"Beautifully researched and engagingly told, this book captures the bitter conflicts and surprising continuities that marked the emergence of a national style in Brazil as it tells the story of the men and women who, despite their many differences, together created 'the beautiful game. '"--Roger Kittleson, author of The Country of Football: Soccer and the … Continue reading The Invention of the Beautiful Game

Emergent Brazil

"Highly recommended for anyone seeking to understand Brazil's recent dynamism." —Timothy J. Power, coeditor of Corruption and Democracy in Brazil "Superb. No other recent volume on Brazil is as deep, rich, and multifaceted." —Michael Shifter, president, Inter-American Dialogue "Treats the politics, economy, and society of Brazil, showing how those subjects are affected by forces elsewhere … Continue reading Emergent Brazil