Benjamin Junge

Benjamin Junge is an associate professor of anthropology at the State University of New York at New Paltz. His research on the topics of gender, social movements, religion, and public health has been widely published.
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Precarious Democracy

Ethnographies of Hope, Despair, and Resistance in Brazil

Rutgers University Press

Precarious Democracy collects powerful and intimate political ethnographic writing on Brazil’s pivotal years, 2013-19, from the nation’s megacities to rural Amazonia. The volume demonstrates the necessity of ethnography for understanding social and political change, and provides crucial insights on one of the most epochal periods of change in Brazilian history.
 

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Cynical Citizenship

Gender, Regionalism, and Political Subjectivity in Porto Alegre, Brazil

University of New Mexico Press

This anthropological study of grassroots community leaders in Porto Alegre, Brazil's leftist hotspot, focuses on gender, politics, and regionalism during the early 2000s, when the Workers' Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores) was in power.

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Precarious Democracy

Ethnographies of Hope, Despair, and Resistance in Brazil

Rutgers University Press

Precarious Democracy collects powerful and intimate political ethnographic writing on Brazil’s pivotal years, 2013-19, from the nation’s megacities to rural Amazonia. The volume demonstrates the necessity of ethnography for understanding social and political change, and provides crucial insights on one of the most epochal periods of change in Brazilian history.
 

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