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Sales Augusto dos Santos

Sr. Research Specialist

Education

Ph.D. in Sociology – Universidade de Brasília (UnB) [University of Brasília], Brasília, DF, Brazil, 2007.

Research Interests

Black social movements, racial discrimination, racism, racial inequality, affirmative action in higher education, and public policy in Brazil.

Selected Publications:

Forthcoming “Actions Affirmatives à la brésilienne : la Loi n°12.711/2012 et l’accès des étudiants « pauvres » à l’enseignement supérieur public”. African Sociological Review.

2017 Acciones afirmativas al estilo brasileño: el acceso de alumnos “pobres” a la educación superior pública [Affirmative actions in the Brazilian style: the access of “poor” students to public higher education]. Revista Argentina de Sociología, v. 12, p. 22-42.

2015 “Between left and right: Are descendants of slaves in Brazil still Black?”. Cultural Dynamics. Vol. 27, p. 63 – 80.

2014 “Affirmative Action and Political Dispute in Today’s Brazilian Academe”. Latin American Perspectives. Vol. 41, p. 141–156.

2011 “The Metamorphosis of Black Movement Activists into Black Organic Intellectuals”. Latin American Perspectives. Vol. 38, pp. 124–135.

2009 “Affirmative actions: racialization and privileges or justice and equality?”. Revista de Ciências da Educação. Vol. 10, pp. 109-118.

2006 “Who Is Black in Brazil? A Timely or a False Question in Brazilian Race Relations in the Era of Affirmative Action?”. Latin American Perspectives. Vol. 33, pp. 30–48.

2002 “Historical Roots of the “Whitening” of Brazil”. Latin American Perspectives. Vol. 29, pp. 61-82.

Books

2019 Gênero, orientação sexual, raça e classe: violências contra estudantes no campus de uma universidade federal [Gender, sexual orientation, race, and class: violence against students on the campus of a federal university]. Jundiaí: Paco Editorial.

2015 O Sistema de Cotas para Negros da UnB: um balanço da primeira geração [The Quota System for blacks of the UnB: an assessment of the first generation] Jundiaí: Paco Editorial.

2014 Educação: um Pensamento Negro Contemporâneo [Education: a Contemporary Black Thought]. Jundiaí: Paco Editorial.