Sex, Death and Structuralism: Alternative Views of the Twentieth Century

Paul Gillingham*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Mexican History and Culture
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781405190572
StatePublished - Apr 20 2011


  • Basic, positivist reality of demographics - charting course of modern Mexican history
  • Death rates in main sources - and targets of internal migration
  • Latin American population growth - in the twentieth century
  • Mass death of revolution, demographic peculiarity - and explosive population growth
  • Mexican population distribution - urban vs rural settlement
  • Migration, a lucrative for Mexico - remittances, second largest source of dollars for the country
  • Quality of urban life, changing after 1940 - with industrialization, towns and cities booming
  • San Andrés Tuxtla, market town in southern Veracruz - hit by cholera in 1833, smallpox in 1889
  • Sex, death and structuralism - alternative views of twentieth century
  • Social revolution of city life - in part, founded on opportunity, real and perceived

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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