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Speaking in voices, learning to talk: The spoken and written culture of the AIDS Foundation of Houston
AIDS has become the most controversial issue to enter the American public discourse in the recent past. AIDS arouses a passionate response in Houston as elsewhere because it lies at the intersection between competing ...
Re-locating rural Portugal: Narrative clues to community and culture
This dissertation describes the multiple ways in which the Portuguese place named Cavaleiro can be construed as a community in terms of local subjectivities, the social positioning which occurs in relation to broader ...
Mexican-American low riders: An anthropological approach to popular culture
Within contemporary anthropology, the tradition of the single site ethnography is being challenged as inadequate to the task of representing the complexity of modern social life. A multi-site ethnography examines the network ...