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Download e-book for iPad: Networks and Marginality: Life in a Mexican Shantytown by Larissa Adler Lomnitz,E. A. Hammel

By Larissa Adler Lomnitz,E. A. Hammel

ISBN-10: 012456450X

ISBN-13: 9780124564503

ISBN-10: 1483242900

ISBN-13: 9781483242903

Networks and Marginality: existence in a Mexican Shantytown describes the lifestyles and survival of economically marginal or negative humans in Cerrada del Cóndor, a shantytown of approximately 2 hundred homes within the southern a part of Mexico urban. the sphere paintings is conducted among 1969 and 1971 utilizing mixed anthropological and quantitative tools.

This booklet consists of 10 chapters and starts with an summary of the theoretical recommendations crucial for an sufficient comprehension of the later chapters, by way of a precis of the advance and evolution of Mexico urban as they relate to Cerrada del Cóndor. massive chapters study the migration strategy, the economic climate, the relations and kinship styles, and the reciprocity networks and linked mechanisms of survival worth within the shantytown. the rest chapters speak about the various appropriate theoretical issues raised via the findings, together with the reciprocity, the confianza thought, and the significance of casual financial trade in advanced city societies.

This booklet will end up worthy to economists, anthropologists, social scientists, and researchers.

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