Alfredo Mirandé

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Rascuache Lawyer

The University of Arizona Press

Alfredo Mirandé, a sociology professor, Stanford Law graduate, and part-time pro bono attorney, represents clients who are rascuache--a Spanish word for "poor" or even "wretched"--and on the margins of society.

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Behind the Mask

Gender Hybridity in a Zapotec Community

The University of Arizona Press, University of Arizona Press
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Behind the Mask

Gender Hybridity in a Zapotec Community

The University of Arizona Press

Combines historical analysis, ethnographic field research, and interviews conducted with los muxes of Juchitán, a hybrid third gender, over a period of seven years. Sociologist Alfredo Mirandé observed community events, attended muxe velas, and interviewed both muxes and other Juchitán residents. Prefaced by an overview of the study methods and sample, the book challenges the ideology of a male-dominated Mexican society driven by the cult of machismo, featuring photos alongside four appendixes.

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