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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


Perpetual Reducción in a Land of Frontiers

Joel Robbins

in Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Maya were highly organized before the arrival of the Spanish—especially prior to but also after the demise of the Mayapán confederacy in the mid-thirteenth century. Given the accumulated ... More


Movements from Below, Hegemony from Above

Susan C. Stokes

in Cultures in Conflict: Social Movements and the State in Peru

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520086173
eISBN:
9780520916234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520086173.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The “making” of Rosario Huayta and many thousands of poor people like her is the central story of this book. It is the story of the transformation of politics in one Latin American country, but its ... More


The Place Where Anything Can Happen

Rihan Yeh

in Passing: Two Publics in a Mexican Border City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226511887
eISBN:
9780226512075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512075.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 returns to Inés and her daughter Dara to show how passing turns their projects to consolidate middle-class status inside out. From Inés’ tales of her past to a quibble over table manners, ... More


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