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By Anne-Maria Makhulu
Published: 30 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... housing reform repression site-and-service transition ...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
...” (i.e., the racial integration) of some city neighborhoods. With the demise of influx controls in 1986, African in-migration pushed demand for urban housing. Yet most attempts to accommodate African people came in the form of site-and-service schemes, which by confining blacks to the city limits only...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... pro” on the classifieds site to support her argument that not all who sold sex online were victims of trafficking or controlled by a pimp. After publishing this article without pseudonym or apology, she was swiftly removed from her current position as a classroom teacher for the New York City...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
.... The municipal epidemiologist, who participated in several on-site investigations, tells of a deeper affective engagement, her hands-on efforts to obtain more accurate infant mortality statistics and to pinpoint the cause of the epidemic. Two nurses claim to have first discovered the epidemic and compiled...
Published: 15 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390275-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9027-5
... reliable website for Tubman enthusiasts and scholars. It can be found at http://www.harriettubmanjournal.com . The National Park Service’s Harriet Tubman Special Resource Study site, at http://www.harriettubmanstudy.org , is also useful. ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... space. The project was intended to connect principal urban sites with mining and rubber zones. Calderón envisioned that access to the rubber region in the Beni would stimulate trade with Brazil and allow for Bolivian export of precious tropical products. But in the end, the lines that were built...
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By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... on the gift as a site to think through contemporary capitalism and its alternatives, jokes have been given less attention. Putting jokes and gifts together suggests another reading of the gift—as a material instantiation of the problem of commensuration. Both jokes and gifts help commensurate the dictates...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... conditions. Forests emerged as important sites of social contention after the revolution, as land reform and economic nationalism began to deliver the woods to rural communities. Land reform sparked a strong agrarian movement in Michoacán and a nascent labor movement in Chihuahua, both of which echoed...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... her own experience working as a “non pro” on the classifieds site to support her argument that not all who sold sex online were victims of trafficking or controlled by a pimp. After publishing this article without pseudonym or apology, she was swiftly removed from her current position as a classroom...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... by public attention to epidemics. The Regional Health Service's chief epidemiologist traces how he investigated the first strange cases and structured his work around an urban toxicologist's hypothesis that mercury poisoning was the cause. The municipal epidemiologist, who participated in several on-site...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... with this open letter to the Bolivian proletariat. One of the most innovative popular-education projects in Latin America in the 1930s was the ayllu -school of Warisata, located near Lake Titicaca in the foothills of the eastern cordillera of the Andes. A creole educator with socialist leanings, Elizardo...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... into a channel of communication by militant workers themselves. The song bids farewell to the Salvadora tin mine, which permitted Simón Patiño to mount his economic empire and which was nationalized in the revolution of 1952. At a time when the power of labor was eroding, the song says goodbye to the site where...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... was intended to connect principal urban sites with mining and rubber zones. Calderón envisioned that access to the rubber region in the Beni would stimulate trade with Brazil and allow for Bolivian export of precious tropical products. But in the end, the lines that were built privileged the highland...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...From Indian Insurgency to Creole Independence Mounting fiscal exactions by the Bourbon Crown in the 1770s generated escalating unrest in the southern Andes among Indians, mestizos, and creoles. One of the most resented reforms was the introduction of customs houses designed to control trade...