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The Function of Waste Urban Infrastructures as Heterotopias of the City: Narratives from Gothenburg and Managua

María José Zapata Campos and C. Michael Hall

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter explores Foucault's notion of heterotopia to rethink the functions and meanings of waste urban infrastructures, based on narratives of waste from the cities of Managua in Nicaragua and ... More


Waste in Translation: Global Ideas of Urban Waste Management in Local Practice

Zapata Patrik

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter explores the translation of global narratives of waste management formulated by UN-Habitat into local waste practices in the Managua in Nicaragua. In the chapter, excerpts of two ... More


The Moral Economy of Murder: Violence, Death, and Social Order in Nicaragua

Dennis Rodgers

in Violence at the Urban Margins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190221447
eISBN:
9780190221461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221447.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the evolving moral and ethical underpinnings of killing and dying in a gang-affected urban neighborhood in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua. It contrasts the funerals of ... More


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