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Department of Anthropology Spring 2012 Women , Water , and Development in Santiago Atitlan : An ethnographic study of municipal interventions into women ' s lake washing practice

  title={Department of Anthropology Spring 2012 Women , Water , and Development in Santiago Atitlan : An ethnographic study of municipal interventions into women ' s lake washing practice},
  author={Anthropology Senior Theses},
In recent years the municipal government of Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala, has come to make “development” a priority. Of particular importance to the municipality has been environmental conservation and sustainability, specifically with regards to the deteriorating condition of Lake Atitlan. To achieve this goal, the mayor of Santiago Atitlan has jumpstarted several programs such as trash removal and lake area clean ups to address the imminent danger posed to the lake and to the health of… Expand


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