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Undertakes a comparative study in transnational migration to explore migrant life as related to economic condition and politics of public policy, state security, citizenship, identity, religion, and nativism. So-called factual knowledge becomes a means through which racial stereotyping can be bolstered or created. See the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy for more information. divination - obtaining factual knowledge by magical means which have no apparent empirical connection to the information sought. division of labor - the division of tasks in a society between women and men, old and young, ability, knowledge, experience. domestication - when humans intervene in the breeding patterns of plants or animals. dowry - the woman's share of her inheritance from the group of her birth, which is taken with her upon marriage. dust bowl - drought in the Midwest which deepened the economic depression of the 1930s. economic development - the institutional changes made to promote economic betterment.

Pages: 248

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers (June 25, 2008)

ISBN: 9004167692

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