The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology

Picturing Violence in Brazil: A Review Essay



Lucia: Testimonies of. Brazilian Drug Dealer's Woman. Robert Gay, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2005. 216 pp.

Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in. Rio Shantytown. Donna Goldstein, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. 349 pp.

After Life: An Ethnographic Novel. Tobias Hecht, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. 183 pp.

Cidade de Deus, 2002. film by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund. 130 min. Color. Distributed by Miramax International, 99 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013. Phone (212) 219-4100.

Favela Rising, 2005. film by Jeff Zimbalist and Matt Mochary. 80 min. Color. Distributed by ThinkFilm, 23 East 22nd St, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10010. Fax (212) 444-7901.