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Product Description: Drawing on revealing, in-depth interviews, Cecilia Menjívar investigates the role that violence plays in the lives of Ladina women in eastern Guatemala, a little-visited and little-studied region. While much has been written on the subject of political violence in Guatemala, Menjívar turns to a different form of suffering—the violence embedded in institutions and in everyday life so familiar and routine that it is often not recognized as such...read more

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9780520267664 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 2011, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Drawing on revealing, in-depth interviews, Cecilia Menjívar investigates the role that violence plays in the lives of Ladina women in eastern Guatemala, a little-visited and little-studied region.
9780198294795, titled "Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government" | Oxford Univ Pr, May 20, 1999, cover price $65.00 | also contains Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government | About this edition: This text analyses a series of interrelated questions.

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9780520267671 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 2011, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Drawing on revealing, in-depth interviews, Cecilia Menjívar investigates the role that violence plays in the lives of Ladina women in eastern Guatemala, a little-visited and little-studied region.

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Product Description: The Latina/o population in the United States has become the largest minority group in the nation. Latinas/os are a mosaic of people, representing different nationalities and religions as well as different levels of education and income...read more
By Douglas S. Massey (foreword by), Cecilia Menjivar (editor), Clara E. Rodriguez (foreword by), Havidan Rodriguez (editor) and Rogelio Saenz (editor)

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9780387719412 | Springer Verlag, December 15, 2007, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: The Latina/o population in the United States has become the largest minority group in the nation.

Product Description: Since the early twentieth century, technological transfers from the United States to Latin American countries have involved technologies of violence for social control. As the chapters in this book illustrate, these technological transfers have taken various forms, including the training of Latin American military personnel in surveillance and torture and the provision of political and logistic support for campaigns of state terror...read more
By Cecilia Menjivar (editor) and Nestor Rodriguez (editor)

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9780292706477 | Univ of Texas Pr, July 30, 2005, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Since the early twentieth century, technological transfers from the United States to Latin American countries have involved technologies of violence for social control.

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9780292706798, titled "When States Kill: Latin America, The U.S. And The Technologies Of Terror" | Univ of Texas Pr, July 30, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Since the early twentieth century, technological transfers from the United States to Latin American countries have involved technologies of violence for social control.

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Product Description: This volume examines the effects of neoliberal reforms on daily life in Latin America and the Caribbean, as seen through the eyes of women. The contributions in this volume situate women in their sociocultural milieus, so that women's perceptions and assessments are examined through a lens that includes the lives of other women, men and other members of the women's families, work settings, communities, and political and religious organizations...read more
By Cecilia Menjivar (editor)

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9780969870753 | De Sitter Pubns, March 1, 2003, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This volume examines the effects of neoliberal reforms on daily life in Latin America and the Caribbean, as seen through the eyes of women.

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Product Description: In one of the most comprehensive treatments of Salvadoran immigration to date, Cecilia Menjívar gives a vivid and detailed account of the inner workings of the networks by which immigrants leave their homes in Central America to start new lives in the Mission District of San Francisco...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520222106 | Univ of California Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In one of the most comprehensive treatments of Salvadoran immigration to date, Cecilia Menjívar gives a vivid and detailed account of the inner workings of the networks by which immigrants leave their homes in Central America to start new lives in the Mission District of San Francisco.

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