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The Margin of the Future

Peter Redfield

in Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219847
eISBN:
9780520923423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219847.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter gives a striking account of an affable French businessman, Georges, who, because of family connections, had been invited to indulge in his passion for space at the center of French ... More


Introduction: The “Fields” of Anthropology, Human Rights, and Contemporary Zapatismo

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses relevant background information on Zapatismo and locates the text in relation to the international political economy. It studies the ethical and moral ... More


Neoliberalism on the Ground: Political, Economic, and Social Landscapes

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the political, economic, and social landscapes against which different emotions and experiences of illness unfolded in Punata and affected local women in a variety of negative ... More


Moving Sentiments: Emotions and Migration

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how emotions are influenced by migration by drawing on particular communication strategies deployed in the context of the migratory process: practices of silence, secrecy, and ... More


Holt International Summer School or Three-Week Re-Koreanization (1999–2004)

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how South Korean society undertakes symbolic actions to integrate international adoptees as an ambiguous group that stands in between cultures. Focusing on Holt Children's ... More


The Globalization of Retail and the Rise of Shopping Mall Professionals

Arlene Dávila

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286849
eISBN:
9780520961920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286849.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the professionalization of the industry around U.S.-centered “global” conventions and the historical regimes that frame Latin Americans' involvement in the industry. On that ... More


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