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Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Valentina Napolitano

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233188
eISBN:
9780520928473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233188.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book explores issues of migration, medicine, religion, and gender in this analysis of everyday practices of urban living in Guadalajara, Mexico. Drawing on fieldwork over a ten-year period, it ... More


The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States

Joseph M. Palacios

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645001
eISBN:
9780226645025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645025.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The reach of the Catholic Church is arguably greater than that of any other religion, extending across diverse political, ethnic, class, and cultural boundaries. But what is it about Catholicism that ... More


Internationalizing Region, Expanding City, Neighborhoods in Transition

Valentina Napolitano

in Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233188
eISBN:
9780520928473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233188.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the microhistory of neighborhood formation within the wider context of the urbanization of the city of Guadalajara and the western region of Mexico. It explores how processes ... More


The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Angela B. McCracken

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book takes seriously the frequently maligned and trivialized global beauty economy, just as it has become one of the most important worldwide industries. Through the lens of beauty products, ... More


Seeing the Global Economy of Beauty Through Gender Lenses

Angela B. V. McCracken

in The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter outlines a framework for exploring the global political economy of beauty through gender lenses. Outlining four main analytical entry points—the quince años, or “sweet fifteen” ... More


Toward “Waterless and Dry” Ground

Vera S. Candiani

in Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788052
eISBN:
9780804791076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788052.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

After the opening of the Real Academia de San Carlos in 1785 and the Real Seminario de Minería in 1792, it became possible to consult mathematicians and technicians in these institutions about ... More


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