Five Families: Mexican Case Studies in the Culture of Poverty
One of the truly seminal works in modern cultural anthropology, Five Families is a dramatic and forceful account of the men, women, and children of five Mexican families and the impoverished communities in which they live.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bposinger - LibraryThing
It was a thoroughly interesting Ethnography; though, it was hard to read in the sense that it was somewhat sexist (understandable due to time period) but also depressing to read. Read full review
Review: Five Families: Mexican Case Studies in the Culture of PovertyUser Review - Len Gibbs - Goodreads
As an excursion of the poverty in 1950s mexico it is probably unique. However, the detail can become overwhleming and also questionable (how does the author know what people are thinking?). It does ... Read full review