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Author Swanson, Kate, 1973-
Title Begging as a path to progress : indigenous women and children and the struggle for Ecuador's urban spaces / Kate Swanson.
Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2010.

Author Swanson, Kate, 1973-
Series Geographies of justice and social transformation ; 2
Geographies of justice and social transformation ; 2.
Subject Indians of South America -- Urban residence -- Ecuador -- Quito.
Indian women -- Ecuador -- Quito -- Economic conditions.
Indian women -- Ecuador -- Quito -- Social conditions.
Indian children -- Ecuador -- Quito -- Economic conditions.
Rural-urban migration -- Ecuador -- Quito.
Quito (Ecuador) -- Social conditions.
Quito (Ecuador) -- Economic conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 146 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-135) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction. Unraveling Myths -- 1. Ecuador: Economic Crisis, Poverty, and Indigenous Identities -- 2. Indigenous Childhoods: Gender, Work, Education, and Migration in the Andes -- 3. Migrant Childhoods: Street Work and Youth Identities -- 4. Antibegging Rhetoric: Gendered Beggars, Child Beggars, and "Disguised" Beggars -- 5. Race, Space, and the City: Whitening the Streets of Quito and Guayaquil -- Conclusion: Begging as a Path to Progress.
ISBN 9780820337036 (electronic bk.)
082033703X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 658201690
Additional Format Print version: Swanson, Kate, 1973- Begging as a path to progress. Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2010 9780820331805 (DLC) 2009030039 (OCoLC)428731345

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