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The City at Its LimitsTaboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Daniella Gandolfo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In 1996, against the backdrop of Alberto Fujimori's increasingly corrupt national politics, an older woman in Lima, Peru—part of a group of women street sweepers protesting the privatization of the ... More

PassingTwo Publics in a Mexican Border City

Passing: Two Publics in a Mexican Border City

Rihan Yeh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226511887
eISBN:
9780226512075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512075.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Tijuana is the largest of Mexico’s northern border cities, and despite the US’s dramatic escalation of border enforcement, it remains deeply connected with California by one of the busiest ... More

The Remittance LandscapeSpaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

Sarah Lynn Lopez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226105130
eISBN:
9780226202952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226202952.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

While so-called transnational migration has occurred between Mexico and the U.S. for over a hundred years, at the turn of the twenty-first century the spaces produced by migration are increasingly ... More

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