Napolitano, Valentina (2002) Migration, Mujercitas and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico. University of California Press, Berkley. ISBN 978-0520233195Full text not available from this repository.
Valentina Napolitano explores issues of migration, medicine, religion, and gender in this incisive analysis of everyday practices of urban living in Guadalajara, Mexico. Drawing on fieldwork over a ten-year period, Napolitano paints a rich and vibrant picture of daily life in a low-income neighborhood of Guadalajara. Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men insightfully portrays the personal experiences of the neighborhood's residents while engaging with important questions about the nature of selfhood, subjectivity, and community identity as well as the tensions of modernity and its discontents in Mexican society.
|Keywords:||Indians of Mexico, Urban resistance, Mexico, Guadalajara, Social conditions, Rural-urban migration|
|Schools and Departments:||School of Global Studies > Anthropology|
|Depositing User:||EPrints Services|
|Date Deposited:||06 Feb 2012 15:04|
|Last Modified:||21 May 2012 16:45|