Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Univ of California Press
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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.
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Valentina Napolitano is a Research Officer at the Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge, and a Research Fellow at Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge.

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Univ of California Press
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Published on
Dec 12, 2002
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9780520928473
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Language
English
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Genres
Social Science / Anthropology / General
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