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Mexicans In New York City, 1990—2009: A Visual Data Base, Laird Bergad 2011 Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Mexicans In New York City, 1990—2009: A Visual Data Base, Laird Bergad

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report examines demographic and socioeconomic factors concerning Brazilians in the United States between 1980 and 2007.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: CLACLS has published two reports on the Mexican-origin population of New York City: “Mexicans in New York City, 1990—2005” and “Mexicans in New York City, 2007: An Update.” See our website for fully downloadable versions ...


The Identity Of The Chinese In Belgrade: A National Question, Wan (Sabrina) Tsai 2011 SIT Study Abroad

The Identity Of The Chinese In Belgrade: A National Question, Wan (Sabrina) Tsai

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

The Chinese community is an unknown population to the general Serbian society. Since most of the Chinese function within their own established spaces, it is difficult for outsiders to fully understand the dynamics of Chinese identity. This study aims to explore the layers of identity formation in the Chinese transmigrant community in Belgrade, Serbia. By taken into account different daily-life factors that impact identity formation, this study examines the extent to which Chinese identities are influenced by living and working in Serbia.

The methods used in this study are four semi-structured interviews and thirty-two informal conversations with the Chinese in ...


Experiencing Samoa Through Stories: Myths And Legends Of A People And Place, Samantha Lichtenberg 2011 SIT Study Abroad

Experiencing Samoa Through Stories: Myths And Legends Of A People And Place, Samantha Lichtenberg

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

This research will explore oral tradition, indigenous beliefs prior to Christianity, and the significance of place through the study of Samoan myths and legends. The researcher will investigate the tradition of storytelling by hearing the stories from Samoan elders themselves. These stories will be supplemented with details from secondary written resources in order to compile comprehensive versions of the myths and legends. The research will consider the affect that Christianity has on the meaning of the stories and examine whether traces of indigenous belief/religion are preserved today through storytelling and the remembrance of myths. The researcher will spend a ...


Fight Or Flight: The Situation Of The Young And Jobless In Morocco, Anduriña Espinoza 2011 SIT Study Abroad

Fight Or Flight: The Situation Of The Young And Jobless In Morocco, Anduriña Espinoza

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

In the context of the Arab Spring, Morocco faces some of the biggest anti-government protests in recent history, many of which are motivated at least in part by the poor and persistent employment problem. Bearing in mind the staggeringly high numbers of unemployed youth in a country that is also one of the biggest senders of migrants to Europe and North America, I have based my study on the duality of choice Moroccans face. When confronted with deteriorating quality in a given product, as economist Albert O. Hirschman has articulated in his theory on exit, voice, and loyalty, people can ...


Memories Of A New Age: Carlos Castaneda’S Anthropological Journeys Into Sacred Space, Ageeth Sluis 2011 Butler University

Memories Of A New Age: Carlos Castaneda’S Anthropological Journeys Into Sacred Space, Ageeth Sluis

Ageeth Sluis

No abstract provided.


September Strike Action In Cambodia, And Its Aftermath, Erik Davis 2011 Macalester College

September Strike Action In Cambodia, And Its Aftermath, Erik Davis

Erik W. Davis

This article examines the enormous 'General Strike' in Cambodia's garment sector in September 2010, and explains how union leadership styles doomed the nearly successful strike.


The Future(S) Of The Past: The Cultural Politics Of Patrimony, Traditionalism And Difference In Late Socialist Cuba, Matthew Hill 2011 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

The Future(S) Of The Past: The Cultural Politics Of Patrimony, Traditionalism And Difference In Late Socialist Cuba, Matthew Hill

Matthew J. Hill

No abstract provided.


Severance Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 360), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Severance Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 360), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 360. Minutes and yearbooks of the Severance Club, a women's literary club in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


A Literary Analysis And Case Study Evaluation Of The Environmental, Cultural, And Economic Impacts Of Ecotourism, Ashley M. Driver 2011 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

A Literary Analysis And Case Study Evaluation Of The Environmental, Cultural, And Economic Impacts Of Ecotourism, Ashley M. Driver

Social Sciences

No abstract provided.


The Shanti Sena “Peace Center” And The Non-Policing Of An Anarchist Temporary Autonomous Zone: Rainbow Family Peacekeeping Strategies, Michael I. Niman Ph.D. 2011 Buffalo State College

The Shanti Sena “Peace Center” And The Non-Policing Of An Anarchist Temporary Autonomous Zone: Rainbow Family Peacekeeping Strategies, Michael I. Niman Ph.D.

Michael I Niman Ph.D.

This article utilizes ethnographic methods and government documents to examine the self-policing and peacekeeping strategies of the Rainbow Family, a nonviolent acephalous intentional community that holds massive weeklong gatherings around the globe. It is a case study that examines the efficacy of these methods, comparing them to those traditional police agencies employ under similar conditions. It contextualizes these strategies by examining other utopian and anarchist communities and movements such as Critical Mass bike rides. This study demonstrates how smiling, chanting, listening, social pressure, and social capital all play into forming a more effective and less violent approach toward peacekeeping.


I Am The Enemy: A Unionized Public Employee Speaks Out, Michael I. Niman Ph.D. 2011 Buffalo State College

I Am The Enemy: A Unionized Public Employee Speaks Out, Michael I. Niman Ph.D.

Michael I Niman Ph.D.

According to right wing commentators, university professor Michael I. Niman is one of those public employees responsible for the coming downfall of Western civilisation


Wronski, Genevieve Elissa, B. 1980 (Fa 556), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Wronski, Genevieve Elissa, B. 1980 (Fa 556), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 556. Ethnography project focused on three tattoo artists and their art in Glasgow, Kentucky. Focuses on skills, training, procedures, machinery, aesthetics, and artist inspiration. Also provides a brief history of tattooing. Project was completed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Pannell, Jennifer Lynn, B. 1985 (Fa 555), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Pannell, Jennifer Lynn, B. 1985 (Fa 555), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 555. Ethnography project on three deer hunters, focusing on motivation, skills, equipment, and venison preparation. Project was completed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Threlkeld, Matthew Kohl, B. 1985 (Fa 552), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Threlkeld, Matthew Kohl, B. 1985 (Fa 552), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text paper (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 552. Ethnography project focused on Prince’s Hookah Lounge in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The cultural and social aspects of a hookah lounge are explored, with particular focus on its importance to Saudi Arabian students at Western Kentucky University. Project was completed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Doyle, Kathina Jo., B. 1990 (Sc 553), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Doyle, Kathina Jo., B. 1990 (Sc 553), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text paper (click on "Additional Files" below) of an ethographic project on Tim Doyle, a clock repairman in Glasgow, Kentucky. Rosalie McCuiston, a clock enthusiast from Glasgow, Kentucky who repairs her own clocks, was also interviewed for this project.


Tracy, Janet (Fa 40), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Tracy, Janet (Fa 40), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 40. Collection consists of interviews with Artie Emmet Lemaire about his business selling merchandise at flea markets and roadside stands in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Interviews also include biographcial data about Lemaire.


Haiti: One Year After The Earthquake. The Hubert Smith Radio Show., Bertin Louis 2011 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Haiti: One Year After The Earthquake. The Hubert Smith Radio Show., Bertin Louis

Bertin M. Louis Jr.

No abstract provided.


Anthrofest 2011, Jennifer McAuley, Elaine Yang, Molly Hude, Sascha Murillo, Hayley Germack, Madeleine Macks, Myles Karp, Paul Mitchell, Lydia Gau, Cassandra Turcotte, Kym Cole, Sarah MacIntosh, Catalina Villamil, Lauren Kapsalakis 2011 University of Pennsylvania

Anthrofest 2011, Jennifer Mcauley, Elaine Yang, Molly Hude, Sascha Murillo, Hayley Germack, Madeleine Macks, Myles Karp, Paul Mitchell, Lydia Gau, Cassandra Turcotte, Kym Cole, Sarah Macintosh, Catalina Villamil, Lauren Kapsalakis

Anthrofest

The University of Pennsylvania anthropology annual undergraduate research conference known as ANTHROFEST brings together undergraduates involved in research across all concentrations in anthropology, as well as faculty and the broader undergraduate and graduate community. Each year, select students present and discuss their original research to the community at Penn. The conference is open to the public.


Listening For Geographies: Music As Sonic Compass Pointing Towards African And Christian Diasporic Horizons In The Caribbean, Elizabeth McAlister 2011 Wesleyan University

Listening For Geographies: Music As Sonic Compass Pointing Towards African And Christian Diasporic Horizons In The Caribbean, Elizabeth Mcalister

Division II Faculty Publications

Can musical sounds reveal history, or collective identity, or new notions of geography, in different ways than texts or migrating people themselves? This essay offers the idea that the sounds of music, with their capacity to index memories and associations, become sonic points on a cognitive compass that orients diasporic people in time and space. Whereas researchers often focus on the national diasporas produced through the recent shifts and flows of globalization, I illustrate some of the limits of the concept of national and ethnic diaspora to understand how Caribbean groups form networks and imagine themselves to be situated. This ...


Book Review Of, Paul Shankman. The Trashing Of Margaret Mead: Anatomy Of An Anthropological Controversy, Michele Ruth Gamburd 2011 Portland State University

Book Review Of, Paul Shankman. The Trashing Of Margaret Mead: Anatomy Of An Anthropological Controversy, Michele Ruth Gamburd

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Reviews the book "The Trashing of Margaret Mead: Anatomy of an Anthropological Controversy," by Paul Shankman.


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