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Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Jordan T. Camp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently has the largest prison population on the planet. Over the last four decades, structural unemployment, concentrated urban poverty, and mass homelessness have also become ... More


El Mall: The Spatial and Class Politics of Shopping Malls in Latin America

Arlene Dávila

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286849
eISBN:
9780520961920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286849.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

While becoming less relevant in the United States, shopping malls are booming throughout urban Latin America. But what does this mean on the ground? Are shopping malls a sign of the region's “coming ... More


The Vicious Cycle of Inequality in Latin America

Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

in What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Addressing acute social inequality prevalent in Latin America, has been long overdue in the policy-making regimes of the region. This laxity can be explained by the overwhelming predominance of the ... More


materializing Need: The Regulation of Poverty and the Stigmatization of the Poor

Lynne Haney

in Inventing the Needy: Gender and the Politics of Welfare in Hungary

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225718
eISBN:
9780520936102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225718.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The maternalist subsystem of welfare crumbled in Hungary and motherhood was dislodged as a central eligibility criterion. With this shift, all needs talk was confined to the material and recipients' ... More


Toward an Anthropological Framework for Studying Contemporary Europe

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a schematized and selective path—from the post-civil war interface of coercion with a shadow economy to the embedding of regional development programs within neoliberal doctrine—to ... More


The Power of Ethnography

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter revisits the images of society and the economy that are hegemonic in the European Union today. In doing so it not only interrogates the now vast literature of regional economies and ... More


The Victimology Trap: Capitalism, Liberalism, and Grievance

Roger N. Lancaster

in Sex Panic and the Punitive State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255654
eISBN:
9780520948211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255654.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the connection between the punitive turn, with its expressly authoritarian politics, and the liberal political tradition, with its emphasis on individual rights. It also ... More


Conclusion: Reclaiming the Mexican Nation for the Poor and the Indigenous South

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter emphasizes how new ejidatarios in Oaxaca and Chiapas have formed their own responses to the neoliberal economic policy that stopped land reform, encouraged privatization, and ... More


Sans-papiers and the Context of Political Struggle

Ticktin Miriam

in Casualties of Care: Immigration and the Politics of Humanitarianism in France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269040
eISBN:
9780520950535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269040.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter traces the shape of political action around immigration on the ground. Its own entry into this cluster of issues began with the question of the sans-papiers. The struggle of undocumented ... More


Enchurchment

Jarrett Zigon

in “HIV Is God's Blessing”: Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267626
eISBN:
9780520948327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267626.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter closely analyzes some of the specific ways in which persons ethically work on themselves to achieve the primary goal of enchurchment in the Church-run program. In doing so rehabilitants ... More


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