They Leave Their Kidneys In The Fields

Author: Sarah Bronwen Horton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962540
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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 ...

Engaged Observer

Author: Victoria Sanford
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813538921
Size: 55.67 MB
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In Engaged Observer, Victoria Sanford and Asale Angel-Ajani bring together an international array of scholars who have been embedded in some of the most conflict-ridden and dangerous zones in the world to reflect on the role and ...

Introducing Medical Anthropology

Author: Merrill Singer
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 0759120900
Size: 74.12 MB
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Third, through an examination of health inequalities on the one hand and environmental degradation and environment-related illness on the other, the book underlines the need for going beyond cultural or even ecological models of health ...

Disability And Mobile Citizenship In Postsocialist Ukraine

Author: Sarah D. Phillips
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253004861
Size: 64.37 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.

The Land Of Open Graves

Author: Jason De Leon
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520282744
Size: 54.26 MB
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I know of no other ethnography of life and death on the borderlands that is more moving, theoretically ambitious, or powerful than this eagerly awaited work." —María Elena García, author of Making Indigenous Citizens: Identities, ...

Scratching Out A Living

Author: Angela Stuesse
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962397
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Based on the author’s six years of collaboration with a local workers’ center, this book explores how Black, white, and new Latino Mississippians have lived and understood these transformations.

Returned

Author: Deborah Boehm
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287088
Size: 13.28 MB
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The book includes accounts of displacement, struggle, suffering, and profound loss but also of resilience, flexibility, and imaginings of what may come. Returned tells the story of the chaos, and design, of deportation and its aftermath.

Urban Geography

Author: Dave H. Kaplan
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118864956
Size: 42.16 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.

The U S Mexico Transborder Region

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