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Owners of the sidewalk : security and survival in the informal city / Daniel M. Goldstein.

Author/Creator:
Goldstein, Daniel M., 1965- author.
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2016.
Series:
Global insecurities.
Global insecurities
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (353 p.)
Subjects:
Street vendors -- Political activity -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba.
Markets -- Government policy -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba.
Informal sector (Economics) -- Political aspects -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba.
Cochabamba (Bolivia) -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this ethnography of the Cancha mega-market in Cochabama, Bolivia, Daniel M. Goldstein examines what it means for the market's poorest vendors to maintain personal safety and economic stability by navigating systems of informality and illegality and how this dynamic is representative of the neoliberal modern city.
Contents:
The fire
Writing, reality, truth
Don Rafo
The informal economy
Nacho
The Bolivian experiment
Meet the press
The colonial city : Cochabamba, 1574-1900
Conflicts of interest
Decolonizing ethnographic research
A visit to the Cancha
The informal state
The modern city : Cochabamba, 1900-1953
Market space, market time
Carnaval in the Cancha
Security and chaos
The informal city : Cochabamba, 1953-2014
Convenios
Political geography
Fieldwork in a flash
Women's work
Sovereignty and security
Resisting privatization
Don Silvio
Character
Exploitability
Market men
Webs of illegality
Men in black
At home in the market
Owners of the sidewalk
The seminar
March of the ambulantes
Complications
The archive and the system
Goodbyes
Insecurity and informality.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8223-7471-4
OCLC:
1140818542
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