Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rios Garbage Dump
ISBN 10 : 9780822372073
ISBN 13 : 082237207X
In Reclaiming the Discarded Kathleen M. Millar offers an evocative ethnography of Jardim Gramacho, a sprawling garbage dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, where roughly two th..
ISBN 10 : 9781137440440
ISBN 13 : 1137440449
Consumers are not usually incorporated into the sociological concept of 'division of labour', but using the case of household recycling, this book shows why this foundational conce..
ISBN 10 : 9780520276048
ISBN 13 : 0520276043
Drawing on the author's experience in Brazil, this text provides a portrait of everyday life among the women of the favelas - a portrait that challenges much of what we think we kn..
ISBN 10 : 0822333554
ISBN 13 : 9780822333555
A collection of first-person accounts by twenty-six Bosnian women--representing a range of ethnic traditions and heritages--who are reconstructing their society following years of ..
ISBN 10 : 9781400889525
ISBN 13 : 1400889529
From an award-winning anthropologist, a lively accessible, and at times irreverent introduction to the subject What is anthropology? What can it tell us about the world? Why, in sh..
ISBN 10 : 9781780321974
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For some, recycling is a big business; for others a moralised way of engaging with the world. But, for many, this is a dangerous way of earning a living. With scrap now being the l..
ISBN 10 : 9780813573939
ISBN 13 : 0813573939
The residents of Caxambu, a squatter neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, live in a state of insecurity as they face urban violence. Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian Favela examine..