They Leave Their Kidneys In The Fields

Author: Sarah Bronwen Horton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962540
Size: 31.26 MB
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They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields takes the reader on an ethnographic tour of the melon and corn harvesting fields of California’s Central Valley to understand why farmworkers suffer heatstroke and chronic illness at rates higher ...

Flammable Environmental Suffering In An Argentine Shantytown

Author: Austin Javier Auyero Lozano Long Professor of Latin American Sociology University of Texas
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199706689
Size: 69.23 MB
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How are perceptions and misperceptions shared within a community? Based on archival research and two and a half years of collaborative ethnographic fieldwork in Flammable, this book examines the lived experiences of environmental suffering.

Fresh Fruit Broken Bodies

Author: Seth Holmes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520275136
Size: 18.54 MB
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This book is a gripping read not only for cultural and medical anthropologists, immigration and ethnic studies students, students of labor and agriculture, physicians and public health professionals, but also anyone interested in the lives ...

Scratching Out A Living

Author: Angela Stuesse
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962397
Size: 60.16 MB
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Based on the author’s six years of collaboration with a local workers’ center, this book explores how Black, white, and new Latino Mississippians have lived and understood these transformations.

Patient Citizens Immigrant Mothers

Author: Alyshia Galvez
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813552019
Size: 73.32 MB
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This book takes us from inside the halls of a busy metropolitan hospital’s public prenatal clinic to the Oaxaca and Puebla states in Mexico to look at the ways Mexican women manage their pregnancies.

Becoming Legal

Author: Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780190276010
Size: 25.70 MB
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Becoming Legal: Immigration Law and Mixed Status Families follows mixed status couples down the long and bumpy road of immigration processing.

The Encyclopedia Of Addictive Drugs

Author: Richard Lawrence Miller
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313318078
Size: 12.87 MB
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Draws together information from a variety of sources to list and describe more than 130 addictive drugs, including both natural substances and pharmaceutical products.

X Marks The Spot

Author: Russell K. Skowronek
Publisher: New Perspectives on Maritime H
ISBN:
Size: 23.21 MB
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In this volume, a group of leading scholars literally digs into the subject to offer the first comprehensive archaeological look at pirates. . . . The definitive book on the archaeology of piracy.

The Sociology Of Health Illness And Health Care A Critical Approach

Author: Rose Weitz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305583701
Size: 77.55 MB
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The text exposes the sociological and ethical dilemmas of modern health care and challenges students to think analytically, while its unique critical perspective enables readers to question their previously held beliefs about health and ...

Liberty Versus The Tyranny Of Socialism

Author: Walter E. Williams
Publisher: Hoover Press
ISBN: 0817949135
Size: 39.98 MB
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In this selected collection of his syndicated newspaper columns, Walter Williams offers his sometimes controversial views on education, health, the environment, government, law and society, race, and a range of other topics.