Gabriela Vargas-Cetina

PhD (McGill)
Professor of Anthropology, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatan
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Gabriela Vargas Cetina is a Professor in the Facultad de Ciencias Antropologicas at the Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan and a practising musician.  Her research has centred upon the anthropology of organisations and the anthropology of music. She is also interested in expressive culture, primarily in North America (Canada, United States and Mexico), and Italy. In recent years Gaby has become interested in cyberspace, information networks and online sociability. Gaby blogs about her work on her website, Antropologia: una perspectiva multiple. She is currently writing a book called Beautiful Politics of Sound: Trova Music in Yucatan, Mexico.

Gaby has authored five books.


Bibliography

Anthropology and the Politics of Representation examines the inherently problematic nature of representation and description of living people, specifically in ethnography and more generally in anthropological work as a whole.  In Anthropology and the Politics of Representation volume editor Gabriela Vargas-Cetina brings together a group of international …


Investigacion colectiva sobre organizaciones de capital social en Chiapas, en que se examinan tres tipos de organizacion: cofradias indigenas coloniales, organizaciones agroecologicas y organizaciones artesanales contemporaneas. La tesis comun es que no es posible pensar en estas organizaciones como formas culturalmente especificas de estructurar el trabajo y la comercializacion, sino que tienen …