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Social Inequality, Civil Society, and the Limits of Citizenship 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/9780520237445.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Ostensibly since the time of Aristotle, the theme of social inequality has posed a central problem for the theory and practice of democracy. Although political democracy may ultimately be undermined ... More


Marketing Memory

S. Ashley Kistler

in Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that by perpetuating the traditions of their ancestors, market women connect themselves to the prestige and power of the ... More


Gender, Kin, and Markets in the Land of Peace

S. Ashley Kistler

in Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines marketing as the foundation of personhood for market women, their families, and Chamelco as a whole. Chamelco's vendors confront capitalist values, transforming capitalism's ... More


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