Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2011«

Making Pain Shared and Communal

May 25, 2011 by

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Read through Ralph Cintron’s Angels’ Town. An ethnography that shed light onto the logic of violence in gang life. So the question is basic:  why retaliation and why use a mode of violence? A question stated so easily, yet so complex to address especially in the context of urbanized LA.  Here’s Cintron’s explanation captured in […]

At the Borders

May 24, 2011 by

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As I’ve been exposed to more research and political agendas relating to immigration, I’d been thinking about the concept of boundaries and borders. I have not been thinking of boundaries and borders as a means of keeping people out as we tend to use in immigration discourse.  Instead, I perceive borders/boundaries as these fronts, these […]