Migration, Mujercitas and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Napolitano, Valentina (2002) Migration, Mujercitas and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico. University of California Press, Berkley. ISBN 978-0520233195

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Book
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
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/10028
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