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Health Care by Mail among Latino/a Dairy Workers in a Northern Border State

Javier lives and works on a dairy farm in a small rural Vermont town a few miles from the Canadian border. A few months prior to my interview with him, Javier had suffered from pain in his abdomen as well... 
The Old Well, Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Trouble on the Hill

First, I need to situate this with a little autoethnography. As someone who has spent his entire adult life in the American higher education system, the events at Chapel Hill would have been highly disturbing,... 
Protesting against tearing down the school building. Photo Courtesy by IAEC (María Eva)

Self-organization, Integration and Homeless People

Some people are stigmatized as excluded, marginalized, the poor, extreme poor people, homeless and helpless, and other categories with which western capitalist societies tend to label the living situation... 
School Bus. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Anthropology in the High School Classroom II

Including Anthropology in a high school curriculum provides important opportunities for students and instructors, but it also presents unique challenges. In this second installment of a two-part interview... 
Ad for dance concerts in Istanbul; Photo courtsey Daniel Martin Varisco

Dancing through Istanbul

Turkey is all over the news these days.  Former Prime Minister and now President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is seen by liberals as attempting to be a new “Islamist” Neo-Ottoman Sultan and by Bible... 
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Dealing with Inflated Egos

If you have been in academia long enough, you are bound to encounter more than a few outsized egos.  Often oblivious to their own pomposity, these individuals tend to overvalue their professional credentials... 
Family photograph of Alisse Waterston's father standing in front of his store (El Imperio) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A cropped version of this photograph is also on the homepage of the book's website at http://myfatherswars.com. Photo courtesy Alisse Waterston

World on the Move: Migration Stories

“In order to understand history it is necessary to know not only how things are, but how they have come to be.” Franz Boas, “The Methods of Ethnology,” 1920 The phrase, “World on the Move”... 
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Contesting the Terms of Inclusion

Kichwa Midwives Challenge State Commitment to Indigenous Rights There is an increased controversy on the role of indigenous midwives in the health of communities in Ecuador. Although they continue to be... 

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