They Leave Their Kidneys In The Fields

Author: Sarah Bronwen Horton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962540
Size: 19.50 MB
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They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields takes the reader on an ethnographic tour of the melon and corn harvesting fields of California’s Central Valley to understand why farmworkers suffer heatstroke and chronic illness at rates higher ...

Medical Anthropology In Ecological Perspective

Author: Ann McElroy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0813348889
Size: 45.22 MB
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In this premier teaching text, authors Ann McElroy and Patricia K. Townsend integrate biocultural, environmental, and evolutionary approaches to the study of human health, providing a complete and authoritative ecological perspective that ...

Disability And Mobile Citizenship In Postsocialist Ukraine

Author: Sarah D. Phillips
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253004861
Size: 28.49 MB
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Sarah D. Phillips examines the struggles of disabled persons in Ukraine and the other former Soviet states to secure their rights during the tumultuous political, economic, and social reforms of the last two decades.

Fresh Fruit Broken Bodies

Author: Seth Holmes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520275136
Size: 62.26 MB
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This book is a gripping read not only for cultural and medical anthropologists, immigration and ethnic studies students, students of labor and agriculture, physicians and public health professionals, but also anyone interested in the lives ...

The Many Costs Of Racism

Author: Joe R. Feagin, Texas A&M University
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1461608376
Size: 16.65 MB
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What is it like to be a black person in America today? The voices of middle class African Americans captured in this book will surprise those who think the era of racial discrimination is past.

Conceiving Cuba

Author: Elise Andaya
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813565219
Size: 75.86 MB
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Conceiving Cuba offers an intimate look at how, with the island’s political and economic future in question, reproduction has become the subject of heated public debates and agonizing private decisions.

The U S Mexico Transborder Region

Author: Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816535159
Size: 17.58 MB
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"One of the most complete collections of essays on U.S.-Mexico border studies"--Provided by publisher.

The Land Of Open Graves

Author: Jason De Leon
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520958683
Size: 51.87 MB
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In harrowing detail, De León chronicles the journeys of people who have made dozens of attempts to cross the border and uncovers the stories of the objects and bodies left behind in the desert.

Urban Geography

Author: Dave H. Kaplan
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118864956
Size: 47.82 MB
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It focuses on uncovering the excitement and richness found in cities, while tackling a wide variety of urban challenges. The text covers the Urban Geography field, both as it has evolved and as it exists today.

Fiscal Disobedience

Author: Janet Lee Roitman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691118703
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Contrary to depictions of the African state as "weak" or "failed," this book demonstrates how the state in Africa manages to reconstitute its authority through networks that have emerged in the interstices of the state system.