Coffee production and household dynamics. The popolucas of Ocotal Grande, Veracruz

@article{Garcia2001CoffeePA,
  title={Coffee production and household dynamics. The popolucas of Ocotal Grande, Veracruz},
  author={V. García},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
  year={2001},
  volume={18},
  pages={57-70}
}
  • V. García
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Agriculture and Human Values
Feminist anthropologists have evidenced the social and cultural aspects of motherhood and have challenged the universality of the nuclear family as the basis for residential and child-rearing practices. From a feminist anthropological perspective, the concept of the household has thus been redefined to capture the ways in which different principles of household recruitment and residence shape the activities and access to resources of women and men of different ages and status. This paper… Expand
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