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Mendonça, Maria Luisa 1962-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 79 publications in 4 languages and 764 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  History  Documentary television programs  Short films 
Roles: Editor, Author, Originator, Director
Classifications: F2538.5.S55, 328.981092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maria Luisa Mendonça
Benedita da Silva : an Afro-Brazilian woman's story of politics and love by Benedita da Silva( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this memoir, Brazilian cabinet member Benedita da Silva shares the inspiring story of her life as an advocate for the rights of women, people of color, and the poor, and argues persuasively for economic and social human rights in Brazil and everywhere
Sweating for a t-shirt( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary film examines work conditions in some sweatshops in Honduras and includes interviews with some of the workers. Promotes activism in consumer countries such as the U.S. to solve the problem
Raiz forte = Strong roots( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Landless Movement, MST, started in 1985 in response to the unequal distribution of land in Brazil, where 46% of all agricultural land is controlled by 1% of the people. The MST has won 16 million hectares of land for 300,000 families. It has built thousands of food production cooperatives and schools. The MST struggle is grounded in Constitutional law, which decrees that land must fulfill a social function. Today, 100,000 families prepare to occupy land in order to feed themselves. They live in plastic tents, waiting for the chance to work their piece of Brazilian soil
Everyday art = Arte de cada día( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video portrays Cuba's folkloric traditions and its contemporary art scene, focusing on the everyday life of Cuban musicians and dancers, who incorporate these traditions into their work. Shot in homes and on the streets on Cuba, the video captures the rich connections between generations, African and Latino culture, religion, daily life and art. Features pianist Chucho Valdés, dancer Librada Quesada, salsa king Isaac Delgado, and Los Van Van founder Juan Formell, as well as footage from Havana's International Jazz Festival and the folkloric groups Raíces Profundas and los Muñequitos de Matanzas
Benedita by Benedita da Silva( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Portuguese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Banco Mundial y la tierra : ofensiva y resistencia en América Latina, Africa y Asia( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles analyzing the role of the World Bank in developing nations, with sections on agrarian reform and resistance in Brazil, land reform in Colombia, the peace accord and land in Guatemala, privatization in Mexico and policies in Africa and Asia
Indonesia : one struggle, one change( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Indonesian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the current climate of political dissent in Indonesia
Islands on fire( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Indonesian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with people in Indonesia that have been affected by the repressive policies of the government against the labor movement and the increase in democratic ideas
Benedita da Silva : vida política y amores de una mujer afrobrasileña by Benedita da Silva( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nasci mulher negra = I was born a black woman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Portuguese and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Benedita da Silva--shanty-dweller, domestic worker, mother, organizer, poet, senator. "I was born a Black woman" recounts the remarkable life of the first Afro-Brazilian woman to be elected to Brazil's senate. Benedita da Silva was born to poverty, started working at age seven and gained stature for herself and her community through education, faith in God and community organizing. Filled with Afro-Brazilian music, poetry and dance, "I was born a Black woman" weaves a dynamic tale of black Brazil and one woman's victory over racism"--Container
Without fear of being happy = Sem medo de ser feliz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Portuguese and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the emergence of the Workers' Party in Brazil from under the shadows of a military dictatorship to a thriving political party
Direitos humanos no Brasil 2001 : relatório da Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos em parceria com Global Exchange( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Portuguese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benedita da Silva : an Afro-Brazilian woman's story of politics and love by Medea Benjamin( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O livro da saúde das mulheres negras : nossos passos vêm de longe( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global economy and democracy : an interview by Noam Chomsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noam Chomsky discusses the relationship between national debt and the democracy available in that country. He views repayment of external debt, not incurred by the society as a whole, and yet usually repaid by the members of society at large to necessitate some form of coercion of the tax paying populace
Direitos humanos no Brasil 2007 : relatório da rede social de justiça e direitos humanos( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Direitos humanos no Brasil 2002 : relatório da Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos em parceria com Global Exchange by Evanize Sydow( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One struggle, one change = Satu perlawanan, satu perubahan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with pro-democracy advocates, East Timorese, labor organizers, students, and workers who speak out about life under the Soeharto regime in Indonesia. This documentary captures the political climate through the voices of those long silenced
Human rights in Brazil 2000 : a report( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monopólio da terra no Brasil : impactos da expansão de monocultivos para a produção de agrocombustíveis by Maria Luisa Mendonça( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Mendonça, Maisa

Mendonça, Maisa, 1962-

Mendonça, Maria Luisa

Mendonça, Maria Luisa 1962-

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