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marine Protected areas in Panama: grassroots activism and advocacy
In Latin America, the role of the state in funding and implementing environmental protection has been consistently inadequate. As alternative responses develop, national and international
Can't Beat Me Own Drum in Me Own Native Land : Calypso Music and Tourism in the Panamanian Atlantic Coast
The connection between music and identity is especially evident in the African diaspora. In the Caribbean, music is particularly important to the cultural and ethnic identities of black populations.
With its sustained emphasis on creating, implementing, and maintaining positive impacts on issues of local, national, and global importance, applied anthropology continues to be a crucial and
Racial democracy and nationalism in Panama
In spite of having more fluid and flexible racial boundaries than other regions of the world, Latin America continues to have racially hegemonic practices. Panama has a myth of racial egalitarianism,
Tourism and Afro-Antillean Identity in Panama
Throughout its history as a nation, Panama has emphasised its Spanish roots. Having become a postcolonial state, Panama now exploits its multiculturalism for the purpose of attracting tourists. In
"Like an alien in we own land" : international tourism, gender and identity in Afro-Antillean Panama
2002 Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, University of Oregon, June Dissertation: “Like an Alien in We Own Land:” International Tourism, Gender and Identity in Afro-Antillean Panama Advisor: Dr. Philip D.
Speaking of Hunger and Coping with Food Insecurity: Experiences in the Afro-Ecuadorian Highlands
Using examples from an Afro-Ecuadorian community, we analyze indicators of household food insecurity and discuss them in terms of household structure and different time frames. We found that
Afro-Antillean Cuisine and Global Tourism
Around the world, foods are both eaten and avoided in the name of racial or ethnic identity. Food is also intimately linked to political and economic power. In the case of Caribbean Panama, an
Household Structure and Dietary Patterns in the Afro-Ecuadorian Highlands
Information on the diet of a highland Afro-Ecuadorian community was obtained to obtain information on the relationship between household structure and dietary patterns and found that female-headed households had higher food-group scores and consumed more meals per day.