Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios: The Ordinariness of Diversity in Urban Oaxaca

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Diversity characterizes the people of Oaxaca, Mexico. Within this city of half a million, residents are rising against traditional barriers of race and class, defining new gender roles, and expanding access for the disabled. In this rich ethnography of the city, Michael Higgins and Tanya Coen explore how these activities fit into the ordinary daily lives of the people of Oaxaca. Higgins and Coen focus their attention on groups that are often marginalized--the urban poor, transvestite and female prostitutes, discapacitados ...

Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios: The Ordinariness of Diversity in Urban Oaxaca 2000, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292731349

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