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Author Higgins, Michael James., author

Title Streets, bedrooms & patios : the ordinariness of diversity in urban Oaxaca : ethnographic portraits of street kids, urban poor, transvestites, discapacitados, and other popular cultures / Michael James Higgins and Tanya L. Coen ; with the editorial assistance of Marsha Moore-Jazayeri
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, [2000]


Description 1 online resource (x, 312 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER ONE: Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios: The Ordinariness of Diversity in Urban Oaxaca -- CHAPTER TWO: Better to Arrive Than to Be Invited: The Urban Poor of the City of Oaxaca -- CHAPTER THREE: We Are Not Lesbians!: Grupo Unión: Homosexual Transvestite Prostitutes in Urban Oaxaca -- CHAPTER FOUR: Only the Spoon Knows What's at the Bottom of the Pot!: Other Groups Transgressing Sexual and Gender Borders in Urban Oaxaca
CHAPTER FIVE: Thanks to God for Giving Me Polio, for I Have Been Able to See the World: Los Discapacitados of the City of OaxacaCHAPTER SIX: A Conclusion of Sorts -- Notes -- Bibliography and Suggested Readings -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Summary In this rich ethnography of Oaxaca, Mexico, the authors look at the lives of people that are often marginalized: the urban poor, transvestite and female prostitutes, discapacitados (the physically challenged), gays and lesbians, and artists and intellectuals publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-305) and index
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Subject Social groups -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
Cultural pluralism -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
Poor -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
Sex workers -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
People with disabilities -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
Gay people -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
Lesbians -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
Artists -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
Intellectuals -- Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Sex workers
People with disabilities
Cultural pluralism
Gay people
Social groups
Social conditions
Soziale Situation
Pauvres -- Mexique -- Oaxaca.
Oaxaca de Juárez (Mexico) -- Social conditions
Mexico -- Oaxaca de Juárez
Oaxaca de Juárez
Oaxaca (Mexique) -- Conditions sociales.
Form Electronic book
Author Coen, Tanya L. (Tanya Leigh), author
Moore-Jazayeri, Marsha, editor
ISBN 9780292731790
Other Titles Streets, bedrooms, and patios
Ethnographic portraits of street kids, urban poor, transvestites, discapacitados, and other popular cultures