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"A fairly comprehensive monograph, highly suitable for classroom use, that offers a wide range of information fit into traditional anthropological categories. . . . an interesting study of cultural integrity and pattern in a setting of what appears to be complex sociopolitical chaos." —American Anthropologist
"Whether or not one accepts Susan Lobo's optimistic analysis, her ability to translate the apparent chaos of shanty-town lives into such neat patterns and to help outsiders view life as the inhabitants do are important contributions." —Inter-American Review of Bibliography
"An extremely competent ethnography, simple and straightforward." —Anthropos
"A pleasure to read, a mine of information which will be useful in teaching students to formulate their own hypotheses." —International Journal of Urban & Regional Research
"Very well written and provides a great wealth of the liveliest sort of ethnographic detail." —Latin American Research Review
"Lobo's study of two squatter settlements in Lima provides a solid, well-written, detailed, traditional ethnography of poor families in a Third World urban setting." —Hispanic American Historical Review
"This well-written account . . . has a lot of heart and feeling for the human face of the urban poor." —International Migration Review
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Susan Lobo is a cultural anthropologist who has worked as a consultant for American Indian tribes and community organizations throughout the Americas.
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