They Leave Their Kidneys In The Fields

Author: Sarah Bronwen Horton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962540
Size: 77.98 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: 45.10 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 ...

Fresh Fruit Broken Bodies

Author: Seth Holmes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520275136
Size: 12.83 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 U S Mexico Transborder Region

Author: Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816535159
Size: 68.54 MB
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"One of the most complete collections of essays on U.S.-Mexico border studies"--Provided by publisher.

Disability And Mobile Citizenship In Postsocialist Ukraine

Author: Sarah D. Phillips
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253004861
Size: 14.60 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.

Conceiving Cuba

Author: Elise Andaya
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813565219
Size: 18.17 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 Many Costs Of Racism

Author: Joe R. Feagin, Texas A&M University
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1461608376
Size: 14.64 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.

Patient Citizens Immigrant Mothers

Author: Alyshia Galvez
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813552019
Size: 77.10 MB
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This book takes us from inside the halls of a busy metropolitan hospital’s public prenatal clinic to the Oaxaca and Puebla states in Mexico to look at the ways Mexican women manage their pregnancies.

Catechizing Culture

Author: Andrew Orta
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023150392X
Size: 70.25 MB
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Andrew Orta explores the pastoral shift away from liberation theology that dominated Latin American missionization up until the mid-1980s to the recent "theology of inculturation," which upholds the beliefs and practices of a supposedly ...

Nonprofit Management

Author: Michael J. Worth
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 148337601X
Size: 34.32 MB
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Written specifically for students, this applied text balances research, theory, and practitioner literature, and is packed with current cases, timely examples, and updated data.