They Leave Their Kidneys In The Fields

Author: Sarah Bronwen Horton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962540
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They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields takes the reader on an ethnographic tour of the melon and corn harvesting fields of California’s Central Valley to understand why farmworkers suffer heatstroke and chronic illness at rates higher ...

Medical Anthropology In Ecological Perspective

Author: Ann McElroy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0813348889
Size: 27.71 MB
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In this premier teaching text, authors Ann McElroy and Patricia K. Townsend integrate biocultural, environmental, and evolutionary approaches to the study of human health, providing a complete and authoritative ecological perspective that ...

Fresh Fruit Broken Bodies

Author: Seth Holmes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520954793
Size: 21.13 MB
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All of the book award money and royalties from the sales of this book have been donated to farm worker unions, farm worker organizations and farm worker projects in consultation with farm workers who appear in the book.

The U S Mexico Transborder Region

Author: Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816535159
Size: 45.24 MB
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"One of the most complete collections of essays on U.S.-Mexico border studies"--Provided by publisher.

The Land Of Open Graves

Author: Jason De Leon
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520958683
Size: 64.43 MB
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In harrowing detail, De León chronicles the journeys of people who have made dozens of attempts to cross the border and uncovers the stories of the objects and bodies left behind in the desert.

Urban Geography

Author: David Kaplan
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471798156
Size: 59.78 MB
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This text offers a comprehensive treatment of urban geography, covering the field both as it has evolved and as it exists today and fully explores the origins and development of cities.

The Many Costs Of Racism

Author: Joe R. Feagin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742511187
Size: 68.12 MB
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This is what first-time novelist Montague Kobbé achieves in marvelous style and depth in The Night of the Rambler -- weaving a Caribbean tapestry of places, wider events, the individuals shaped by them, and how they ultimately come ...

The Encyclopedia Of Addictive Drugs

Author: Richard Lawrence Miller
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313318078
Size: 10.25 MB
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Draws together information from a variety of sources to list and describe more than 130 addictive drugs, including both natural substances and pharmaceutical products.

The Sociology Of Health Illness And Health Care A Critical Approach

Author: Rose Weitz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305583701
Size: 67.83 MB
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The text exposes the sociological and ethical dilemmas of modern health care and challenges students to think analytically, while its unique critical perspective enables readers to question their previously held beliefs about health and ...

Scratching Out A Living

Author: Angela Stuesse
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962397
Size: 18.24 MB
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Based on the author’s six years of collaboration with a local workers’ center, this book explores how Black, white, and new Latino Mississippians have lived and understood these transformations.