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Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios The Ordinariness of Diversity in Urban Oaxaca

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ISBN-10: 0292731345

ISBN-13: 9780292731349

Edition: 2000

Authors: Michael James Higgins, Tanya L. Coen

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

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