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[This chapter explores a community of food/health sovereigntists in peri-urban Mexico. In Mexico, the biomedical medical system is hegemonic; thus it is important to study the grassroots resistance to the dominant medical system through the self-proclaimed food/health sovereignty movement, a...
[In this chapter I deal with the issue of employment trajectories of people with disabilities in the context of the Greek labour market. People with disabilities are not just handicapped by physical barriers. They are also handicapped by social obstacles, such as the attitudes or beliefs held by...
[This chapter is based on multisited participant observation and in-depth interviews conducted over the last fifteen years in Lebanon. It aims to address informal exchanges in terms of morality and legitimacy in relation to trust or lack of trust towards the state and the religious communities....
[The public health idiom had already made serious inroads into understandings of, and attempts to address, urban violence (particularly among young men). This chapter seeks to analyse the application of the public health approach to attempts to address urban violence using fieldwork conducted in...
[Contemporary societies around the globe have come to share an increasingly common experience in recent decades. A growing number have been subjected to protracted periods of generalized violence, instability or epidemic disease that appear suddenly, inexplicably, to engulf the social order and...
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