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Title Crossing currents : continuity and change in Latin America / edited by Michael B. Whiteford, Scott Whiteford.
Imprint Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, [1998]
©1998

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  GN564.L29 C76 1998    TEMP UNAVAIL  NON-CIRC
Order cancelled for MUSKINGUM.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  GN564.L29 C76 1998    TEMP UNAVAIL  NON-CIRC
Order cancelled for MUSKINGUM.
Series Exploring cultures
Exploring cultures.
Subject Ethnology -- Latin America.
Social structure -- Latin America.
Social change -- Latin America.
Latin America -- History.
Latin America -- Social conditions.
Latin America -- Economic conditions.
Alt Name Whiteford, Michael B., 1945-
Whiteford, Scott, 1942-
Description xii, 514 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0136564712
OCLC # 37917433
Table of Contents
 Preface 
Pt. IIntroduction 
 1Introduction to Latin America: Its Land and People1
 2Challenging the Nation-State in Latin America / Rudolfo Stavenhagen13
 3The Mirror of the Other / Carlos Fuentes24
Pt. IIPrehistory 
 4Lost Civilizations of the Lower Amazon / Anna Roosevelt28
 5Applied Archaeology on Rural Development: Archaeology's Potential Contribution to the Future / Clark Erickson34
 6The Enigma of Aztec Sacrifice / Michael Harner46
Pt. IIIAmerica's Iberian Heritage 
 7Culture and Conquest / George Foster51
 8Sons of the Shaking Earth / Eric Wolf57
Pt. IVEthnicity 
 9The Indian in Latin America / John Kicza88
 10Inter-Ethnic Relations and Class Structure in Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast: A Historic Overview / Charles R. Hale98
 11Assault on Paradise / Conrad Kottak113
Pt. VGender 
 12Machismo and Marianismo / Evelyn Stevens125
 13Women's Movements in the Americas: Feminism's Second Wave / Norma Chinchilla133
 14Women's Social Movements in Latin America / Helen Safa139
 15Changing Gender Role Attitudes among Women in an Urban Mexican Neighborhood / Michael Whiteford, Ruth Alden149
Pt. VISocial Structure 
 16Brokers and Career Mobility Systems in the Structure of Complex Societies / Richard Adams173
 17Social Inequality in Oaxaca / Arthur D. Murphy, Alex Stepick181
 18Aspects of Power Distribution in Costa Rica / Samuel Stone192
 19Changing Life Patterns: The Elite of the Valle of Pubenza, Colombia / Andrew Hunter Whiteford206
Pt. VIIReligion 
 20Changes in Twentieth-Century Mesoamerican Cargo Systems / John K. Chance214
 21Religion, Class, and Context: Continuities and Discontinuities in Brazilian Umbana / Diana De G. Brown, Mario Bick226
 22The Spirit and Democracy: Base Communities, Protestantism, and Democratization in Latin America / Christian Smith245
Pt. VIIIHealth 
 23The Political Economy of Health in Latin America / Linda M. Whiteford264
 24German Spirit Doctors in Spiritist Healing in Urban Brazil / Sidney M. Greenfield279
 25How to Stay Well in Tzintzumtzan / George M. Foster290
 26Adaptive Strategies of Bolivian Herbalists to Biomedicine / Joseph Bastien305
Pt. IXEconomics, Neoliberal Reforms, and Trade Agreements 
 27Tobacco or Health in the Third World: A Political Economy Perspective with Emphasis on Mexico / Kenyon Stebbins319
 28Free Trade versus Sustainable Agriculture: The Implications of NAFTA / Mark Ritchie332
 29Who Is Rebelling in Chiapas? / Frank Cancian, Peter Brown341
 30Privatization Fever in Latin America / Eliana Cardoso346
 31Accommodation and Resistance: Ejidatario, Ejidataria, and Official Views of Ejido Reform / Lynn Stephen354
 32Culture, Sweetness, and Death: The Political Economy of Sugar Production and Consumption / Donna Chollett368
 33Mixed Strategies and the Informal Sector: Three Faces of Reserve Labor / J. Douglas Uzzell379
Pt. XEnvironment 
 34Rethinking the Hamburger Thesis: Deforestation and the Crisis of Central America's Beef Exports / Marc Edelman391
 35Capitalism and the Ecological Crisis: Legacy of the 1990s / Elizabeth Dore414
 36The Greening of Cuba / Peter Rosset422
 37Political Ascent of Bolivia's Coca Leaf Producers / Kevin Healy429
 38Civilization and Its Discontents / Katharine Milton447
Pt. XIPopulation Movement and Changing Cities 
 39Mixtec Ethnicity: Social Identity, Political Consciousness, and Political Activism / Carole Nagengast, Michael Kearney453
 40Phantom Citizenship and the Prosthetics of Corporate Capital: 'Maria Aguinda et al. versus Texaco, Inc. USA' / Suzana Sawyer474
 41Latin American Urbanization / Douglas Butterworth, John Chance479
 42The Latin American City / Alan Gilbert494
 43Conclusion: Imagining a Postdevelopment Era / Arturo Escobar502


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