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The bodies and their socio-ethnic brands: football, identities and history in the valleys east of Jujuy (Argentina)

Product of an ethnographic research developed during four years (2007-2010) in the East valleys of the province of Jujuy (Argentina), this article aims to discuss historical processes in a particular case, in order to establish the structure that allowed to configure relations between: socio-historical notions of "bodies", the dominant regional socio-ethnic categorizations and the deepest identity between players and supporters (hooligans) of football practiced among the "Vallistos" people.

Body; ethnicity; identities; football

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