Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios The Ordinariness of Diversity in Urban Oaxaca
List price: $30.00
Buy it from $3.00
This item qualifies for FREE shipping
*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee
If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.
Learn more about our returns policy
Description: Diversity characterizes the people of Oaxaca, Mexico. Within this city of half a million, residents are rising against traditional barriers of race and class, defining new gender roles, and expanding access for the disabled. In this rich ethnography of the city, Michael Higgins and Tanya Coen explore how these activities fit into the ordinary daily lives of the people of Oaxaca. Higgins and Coen focus their attention on groups that are often marginalizedthe urban poor, transvestite and female prostitutes, discapacitados (the physically challenged), gays and lesbians, and artists and intellectuals. Blending portraits of and comments by group members with their own ethnographic observations, the authors reveal how such issues as racism, sexism, sexuality, spirituality, and class struggle play out in the people' daily lives and in grassroots political activism. By doing so, they translate the abstract concepts of social action and identity formation into the actual lived experiences of real people.
Rush Rewards U
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Limited time offer:
Get the first one free!
All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios: The Ordinariness of Diversity in Urban Oaxaca|
|Better to Arrive Than to Be Invited: The Urban Poor of the City of Oaxaca|
|We Are Not Lesbians!: Grupo Union: Homosexual Transvestite Prostitutes in Urban Oaxaca|
|Only the Spoon Knows What's at the Bottom of the Pot!: Other Groups Transgressing Sexual and Gender Borders in Urban Oaxaca|
|Thanks to God for Giving Me Polio, for I Have Been Able to See the World: Los Discapacitados of the City of Oaxaca|
|A Conclusion of Sorts|
|Bibliography and Suggested Readings|