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Food Tastes  

Jennifer A. Jordan

Print publication date:
Dec 2019
Online publication date:
Apr 2019
This chapter addresses some of the central themes in the inquiry into food, taste, and consumption. Specifically, it focuses on how researchers have investigated the causes and consequences ... More

Life, Death, and Resurrections: The Culture of Poverty Perspective  

Jessi Streib, SaunJuhi Verma, Whitney Welsh, and Linda M. Burton

Print publication date:
May 2016
Online publication date:
Apr 2017
This article examines the culture of poverty thesis, focusing on its many lives, deaths, and reincarnations. It first considers the intellectual history of the culture of poverty thesis ... More

Migration, Borders, and Identity in the Latin American Context  

Laura Velasco Ortiz

Online publication date:
Jul 2020
In concert with more localized analyses of border regions, the Border Studies field has contributed to our understanding of how mobility affects identity. The distinction between cultural ... More

On the Sociology of Latin America: Some Key Pieces of the Puzzle  

Liliana Rivera-Sánchez and Xóchitl Bada

In this introductory chapter, we develop a brief history around the institutionalization process of sociology in Latin America. At the same time, we revisit some of the core debates and ... More