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Eating NAFTATrade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Alyshia Gálvez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In the two decades since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, Mexico has seen an epidemic of diet-related illness. While globalization has been associated with an ... More

Women's Place in the AndesEngaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology

Women's Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology

Florence E. Babb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298163
eISBN:
9780520970410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298163.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Florence E. Babb’s Women’s Place in the Andes draws on long-term anthropological research to develop an analytical framework for reexamining the accumulated research of several decades—her own and ... More

Addicted to ChristRemaking Men in Puerto Rican Pentecostal Drug Ministries

Addicted to Christ: Remaking Men in Puerto Rican Pentecostal Drug Ministries

Helena Hansen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298033
eISBN:
9780520970168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298033.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

How are spiritual power and self-transformation cultivated in street ministries? This book provides an in-depth analysis of Pentecostal ministries in Puerto Rico that were founded and run by ... More

Biopolitics of BeautyCosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil

Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil

Alvaro Jarrín

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293878
eISBN:
9780520967212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293878.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Using ethnographic fieldwork carried out in Brazilian hospitals, this book shows how plastic surgeons and patients navigate the public health system to transform beauty into a basic health right. The ... More

Race and the Brazilian BodyBlackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro

Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro

Jennifer Roth-Gordon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293793
eISBN:
9780520967151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293793.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Based on the spontaneous conversations of shantytown youth hanging out on the streets of their neighborhoods and interviews from the comfortable living rooms of the middle class, Race and the ... More

Interpreting the InternetFeminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America

Interpreting the Internet: Feminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America

Elisabeth Jay Friedman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284494
eISBN:
9780520960107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284494.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book provides the first in-depth exploration of how Latin American feminist and queer activists have interpreted the internet, from its inception in the region through the explosion of social ... More

Regulating StyleIntellectual Property Law and the Business of Fashion in Guatemala

Regulating Style: Intellectual Property Law and the Business of Fashion in Guatemala

Kedron Thomas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290969
eISBN:
9780520964860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290969.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Fashion knock-offs are everywhere. Even in the out-of-the-way markets of highland Guatemala, fake branded clothes offer a cheap, stylish alternative for people who can’t afford high-priced originals. ... More

Scratching Out a Living"Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Angela Stuesse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

How has Latino immigration transformed the South? In what ways is the presence of these newcomers complicating efforts to organize for workplace justice? This book takes readers deep into ... More

El MallThe Spatial and Class Politics of Shopping Malls in Latin America

El Mall: The Spatial and Class Politics of Shopping Malls in Latin America

Arlene Dávila

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286849
eISBN:
9780520961920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286849.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

While becoming less relevant in the United States, shopping malls are booming throughout urban Latin America. But what does this mean on the ground? Are shopping malls a sign of the region's “coming ... More

Para-StateAn Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads

Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads

Aldo Civico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288515
eISBN:
9780520963405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288515.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Since its independence in the nineteenth century, the South American state of Colombia has been shaped by decades of bloody political violence. In The Para-State, author Aldo Civico draws on ... More

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