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  •     Antonio Romero, Dahlia. ¿Un mundo al revés?. / Dahlia Antonio Romero. Xalapa, Veracruz, México: Universidad Veracruzana; Ciudad de México, México: Ficticia, 2017. (Biblioteca de Ensayo Contemporáneo) ISBN: 9786075210827 (Ficticia); 9786075025865 (Universidad Veracruzana) - Studies history of farce in Latin American theater, its influences, uses and implications. Details origins of farcical writing in classical Greek and Latin literature as well as farce in medieval age, Renaissance and modern times. Explores widespre…
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  •     Zibechi, Raúl. Movimientos sociales en América Latina : el "mundo otro" en movimiento. / Raúl Zibechi. Ciudad de México: Bajo Tierra Ediciones; El Rebozo, 2017. ISBN: - Chronicles by Uruguayan journalist and social activist that describe his involvement in and observations on social movements from Mexico to Patagonia around turn of last century. Reflects on potential, contradictions and limits of social processes, …
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  •      Mujeres ante la crisis enonómica global : empoderamiento y precariedad. / Flor Marina Bermúdez Urbina, Clara Luz Villanueva Aguilar, coordinadoras. CDMX: Miguel Ángel Porrúa, librero-editor; San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas: Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas, Centro de Estudios Superiores de México y Centroamérica, 2017. (Las Ciencias Sociales: Estudios de Género) ISBN: 9786078410835 (UNICACH); 9786075241425 (MAP) - Papers that analyze intersection of gender and economics during times of economic crisis and of increasingly precarious employment. Portrays variety of conditions and contexts in which Mexican women in border regions participate in and are excluded …
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  •      Un siglo de constitucionalismo en América Latina (1917-2017). / Catherine Andrews coordinadora. Ciudad de México: Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas; Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores; Archivo General de la Nación, 2017. (Constitución, 1) ISBN: 9786078508105 (CIDE); 9786074461046 (SRE); 9786079590185 (AGN) - First in three-volumes of studies that commemorate 100th anniversary of Mexican constitution. This volume reflects on Mexican constitutional history and its relation to constitutional processes and texts of other Latin American countries. Authors d…
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  •      Reseñas del Concurso Nacional de Estudios Políticos y Sociales. / Monterrey, Nuevo León, México: Comisión Estatal Electoral Nuevo León, 2017.. ISBN: 9786077895244 - Presents summarized versions of ten award-winning monographs. Selected from among 53 entries in national contest, works are organized by category: master's theses (second place and honorable mention), doctoral theses (first, second and third places …
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  •     Román Macedo, Alejandro Francisco. Migrantes mexicanos en Estados Unidos : educación y salud. / Alejandro Francisco Román Macedo. Monterrey, Nuevo León, México: Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, 2017. (Tendencias) ISBN: 9786072707795 - Discusses living conditions of Mexican immigrants and Mexican-Americans in US between 2003 and 2010, particularly their access to education and health services. Based on data from 2012 US National Health Interview Survey, identifies risks imposed by…
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  •     Guerra Rodríguez, Roberto. La grandiosa cultura de los olmeca-mayas. / Roberto Guerra Rodríguez. Monterrey, Nuevo León, México: Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, 2017. ISBN: - Accessible overview of ancient Olmec and Mayan civilizations of Mesoamerica, their origins, culture, and iconography. Highlights many aspects of their history, including leaders and government and great cities. Second half of the book presents sele…
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  •      La administración pública y el gobierno en México : desempeño y procesos gubernamentales. / Martha Elisa Nateras González, Eduardo Rodríguez Manzanares, coordinadores. México: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México; Miguel Ángel Porrúa, librero-editor, 2017. (Administración Pública) ISBN: 9786075241418 - Studies operation and effectiveness of public administration in Mexico through analysis of government performance at federal, state and municipal level. Consists of ten chapters, on matters such as public policy challenges posed by forced migration,…
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  •      Privatización de los bienes comunes : discusiones en torno a la sustentabilidad, precarización y movimientos sociales. / Guadalupe Margarita González Hernández, Humberto Márquez Covarrubias, Roberto Soto Esquivel, coordinadores. Zacatecas: Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas; Ciudad de México: Miguel Ángel Porrúa, librero-editor, 2017. (Sociología) ISBN: 9786075241234 - Collected papers on general topic of capitalism, its failures, and its predatory use of common good. Divided into two parts: first contains studies on globalization, crisis and development alternatives, and larger problems of inequality, labor, clim…
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