Current affiliation: Northwestern UniversitySubject: AnthropologyPrimary location: United States
Published in:The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean AnthropologyPublication date:2013-11-01
This article examines women wrestlers (luchadoras) in La Paz, Bolivia, and the ways in which they creatively use tourists’ assumptions that they ar...
Published in:Not availablePublication date:2016-02-29
How the World Changed Social Media is the first book in Why We Post, a book series that investigates the findings of anthropologists who each spent...
Published in:Not availablePublication date:2015-06-01
Based on 15 months of ethnographic research in the city of Alto Hospicio in northern Chile, this book describes how the residents use social media,...
Published in:SemioticsPublication date:2006-01-01
The Social Construction of Pain
Published in:The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food IssuesPublication date:Not available
Encyclopedia article detailing major anthropological concerns of food fairs and food festivals.
Published in:Global Perspectives on Women in Combat SportsPublication date:2015-01-01
This chapter describes the forms of empowerment achieved or not achieved by the "Cholitas luchadoras", Bolivian women who wrestle in lucha libre ev...
Published in:Journal of Language and SexualityPublication date:2016-01-01
Thechola’s humor and humiliation in Bolivianlucha libre
Lucha libre, a form of exhibition wrestling, has recently gained popularity in Bolivia, thanks to mixed-gender matches featuring traditionally-dres...