The Devil Behind The Mirror

Author: Steven Gregory
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520282256
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In The Devil behind the Mirror, Steven Gregory provides a compelling and intimate account of the impact that transnational processes associated with globalization are having on the lives and livelihoods of people in the Dominican Republic.

The Devil Behind The Mirror

Author: Steven Gregory
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 052095789X
Size: 74.15 MB
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In The Devil behind the Mirror, Steven Gregory provides a compelling and intimate account of the impact that transnational processes associated with globalization are having on the lives and livelihoods of people in the Dominican Republic.

The Devil Behind The Mirror

Author: Steven Gregory
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520249291
Size: 30.42 MB
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This work is sure to illuminate and teach us much about the contemporary workings of neoliberalism and power in the Caribbean and Latin America."—Arlene Dávila, author of Barrio Dreams: Puerto Ricans, Latinos, and the Neoliberal City ...

Why The Cocks Fight

Author: Michele Wucker
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 1466867884
Size: 54.86 MB
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In this book, Michele Wucker asks: "If the symbols that dominate a culture accurately express a nation's character, what kind of a country draws so heavily on images of cockfighting and roosters, birds bred to be aggressive?

Black Behind The Ears

Author: Ginetta E. B. Candelario
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822340379
Size: 20.56 MB
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"Ginetta E. B. Candelario's "Black behind the Ears" argues compellingly that any serious effort to understand Dominican ideas and practices of race in the ancestral homeland as well as in the diaspora requires a large conceptual framework, ...

Modernity Disavowed

Author: Sibylle Fischer
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822385503
Size: 33.37 MB
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Yet, as the cultural records of neighboring Cuba and the Dominican Republic show, the story of the Haitian Revolution has been told as one outside politics and beyond human language, as a tale of barbarism and unspeakable violence.

Broccoli And Desire

Author: Edward F. Fischer
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804754842
Size: 66.60 MB
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This book takes a surprising look at the hidden world of broccoli, connecting American consumers concerned about their health and diet with Maya farmers concerned about holding onto their land and making a living.

Coloring The Nation

Author: David Howard
Publisher: Signal Books
ISBN: 9781902669113
Size: 11.46 MB
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This volume explores the significance of racial theorising in Dominican society and its manifestation in everyday life. The author examines how ideas of skin colour and racial identity influence a wide spectrum of Dominicans.

State And Society In The Dominican Republic

Author: Emelio Betances
Publisher: Westview Press
ISBN:
Size: 69.64 MB
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"Cogent analysis of rulership in the Dominican Republic that offers historical backdrop of political rule, and examines the structural-functional aspects of governance, political economy of State power, and role of domestic and foreign ...

Peripheral Migrants

Author: Samuel Martínez
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 9780870499012
Size: 45.36 MB
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Thus, this book serves to broaden our understanding of this "lower tier" of the world's migrants."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved