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Measuring maternal worth : racial science in Mexican obstetrics, 1869-1936
This thesis explores the connections between scientific politics and maternal healthcare in Mexico between 1869 and 1936. In sum, I propose that scientific and elite debate about female biology was related to broader ...
Social violence, social healing : the merging of the political and the spiritual in Chicano/a literary production
This dissertation argues that spiritual and religious worldviews (i.e. Mexican Catholicism, indigenous spiritualities, and popular religion) have historically intersected with social and political realities in the development ...