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(University of St Andrews, 2005) - ThesisThis thesis examines political mobilisation into secular groups within Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. It focuses on context and identity in order to find out why and how Palestinians in the camps mobilise into these ...
Italian entrepreneurs of the construction business in a time of economic recession : ideas, strategies and movements (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - ThesisThis thesis is based on an ethnographic study of entrepreneurs of the construction business in Lombardy, Northern Italy. The aim is to gain some understanding of this business, of entrepreneurialism, and of individuals in ...
(University of St Andrews, 2003) - ThesisThe dissertation focuses on the creation of imageries in the Carnival of Oruro, in Central-Western Bolivia, where images from different sources are formed and transformed through the development of the festival over time. ...
The creation of real food and real people : gender complementarity among the Menku of Central Brazil (University of St Andrews, 2000) - ThesisThe thesis aims to provide a first ethnographic description of the Menkü of Central Brazil by focussing on their non-hierarchical gender-complementarity as it realises itself in relationships of production and reproduction. ...
Leave us alone, we do not want your help. Let us live our lives : indigenous resistance and ethnogenesis in Nueva Vizcaya (colonial Mexico) (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - ThesisThis thesis looks at the people of Nueva Vizcaya’s history of resistance to incorporation into the state during the colonial age, and how this history is connected to the contemporary context in the Sierra Tarahumara. ...