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Author Kovic, Christine Marie.
Title Mayan voices for human rights [e-book] displaced Catholics in highland Chiapas / Christine Kovic.
Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, c2005. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
Location Call No. Status
 Online Resource  E-book    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 238 p. :) ill., maps ;
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-228) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Exodus and Genesis : leaving Chamula, creating community in Guadalupe -- Opting for the poor : the Catholic Diocese of San Cristo⁺ѓbal and human rights -- The sin of Westernization : power, religion, and expulsion -- Defining human rights in context : anthropological, legal, and Catholic perspectives -- Respect and equality : practicing rights in Guadalupe -- "Our culture keeps us strong" : conversion and self-determination -- Working and walking to serve God : building a community of faith -- Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Access Remote access limited to New York Society Library members with a username and password.
Subject Catholics -- Political activity -- Mexico -- Chiapas.
Church and social problems -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Catholic Church.
Human rights -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Indian Catholics -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Social conditions.
Mayas -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Social conditions.
Mayas -- Civil rights -- Mexico -- Chiapas.
Mayas -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Religion.
Genre or Form Electronic books.
Added Author Project Muse.
ISBN 0292706200 ((cl.) : alk. paper)
0292706405 ((pbk.) : alk. paper)