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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 07 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
... race centralism urban development population growth ...
Published: 21 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7321-6
... of modeling the national economy excluded the labor of home and care from calculations of gdp, by the 1960s questions of reproduction in the form of population growth and demography became central to Cold War and postcolonial practices of governing national economies that sought to avert the birth of some...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
... and the many peoples that constitute Peru’s capital in the twenty-first century. While pointing out its problems past and present, the collection also offers samples of its rich tradition in literature, vibrant popular culture, and gastronomic traditions. race centralism urban development population...
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027195-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2719-5
... This chapter offers up the conceptual heuristic of “regions of refuge” as a cross-border means of understanding the complex and dynamic processes responsible for the great growth and emergence of Mexican-origin populations in the United States. Such processes are transnational, national...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... everyday functions and linked to other limited incentives commanders had to motivate convicts. It also examines the punishments warders inflicted on convicts who did not cooperate. The lack of infrastructure and the convict population’s growth meant that most convicts lived in unattached homes; a minority...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374558-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7455-8
... This chapter studies the enslaved population of the Recôncavo’s sugar plantations in the last two decades of slavery in Bahia, Brazil (1870–1888) The goal is to understand the slaves’ social and ethnic composition, occupation, work lives, relationships with their owners, and strategies...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... With 400,000 call center agents, the Philippines has outpaced India in growth and number for voice operations. The offshore agent as a liminal figure simulates being in synch as a sonic presence with corporate global time at night while living bodily in Philippine national time. The offshore...
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2719-5
... heuristic of “regions of refuge” as a cross-border means of understanding the complex and dynamic processes responsible for the great growth and emergence of Mexican-origin populations in the United States. Such processes are transnational, national, and regional, but at their center are economic issues...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... Gerald Hickey spent more than a decade conducting ethnographic research in Vietnam for the RAND Corporation; he viewed his work as an effort to mitigate harm for the mountain populations he studied in Vietnam, while other anthropologists criticized this work as aiding the war effort. While some...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... that Bolivians would willingly accept the painful consequences of the new economy because they believed that “a medicine is only good if it’s bitter.” It is more likely that, after initial resistance, the population put up with the severe measures out of exhaustion and desperation, rather than conviction about...
...The Second Agrarian Reform The chapter tells the story of the controversial postrevolutionary revival of the Nazas River Dam project, the burgeoning growth of motorized groundwater pumping, and how both played an important role in the region’s tumultuous sociopolitical transformation...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... anthropologists better serve the populations they work with and retain some control over the applications of their work. anthropological funding military anthropology CIA anthropology ...
Published: 01 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... a decade conducting ethnographic research in Vietnam for the RAND Corporation; he viewed his work as an effort to mitigate harm for the mountain populations he studied in Vietnam, while other anthropologists criticized this work as aiding the war effort. While some of Hickey’s reports argued against...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... studies Jamaican dancehall music US-Caribbean relations Oliver Samuels exoticization With 400,000 call center agents, the Philippines has outpaced India in growth and number for voice operations. The offshore agent as a liminal figure simulates being in synch as a sonic presence with corporate...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
..., and communities facing displacement and resettlement—view the issue of dam development and attempt to shape policy outcomes. Government policy and rhetoric emphasize the need to develop alternative energy sources to decrease reliance on fossil fuels amid continued economic growth requiring a greater energy supply...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the allegiance of urban artisans and plebeians in La Paz, was an exceptional example of these caudillos. Belzu was an early proponent of national economic growth based on domestic manufacturing, which earned him the ire of liberal elites tied to free-trade doctrines. His political adversaries sought to discredit...