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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


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


Introduction: Embodied Protests, Emotions, and Failing Socialities

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book examines how the intimate experiences of illness and distress are linked to what medical anthropologists refer to as “social suffering”—the broad array of social and structural conditions ... More


Neoliberalism on the Ground: Political, Economic, and Social Landscapes

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the political, economic, and social landscapes against which different emotions and experiences of illness unfolded in Punata and affected local women in a variety of negative ... More


Fiscal and Moral Accountability

Kedron Thomas (ed.)

in Regulating Style: Intellectual Property Law and the Business of Fashion in Guatemala

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290969
eISBN:
9780520964860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290969.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The book’s analytical approach to material culture is foregrounded in Chapter 4, which focuses on the material technologies and techniques of business accounting and audit. The chapter explores a ... More


On Shopping Malls and the “New Middle Classes”

Arlene Dávila

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286849
eISBN:
9780520961920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286849.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter describes the development of shopping malls in Latin America. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) stated that 326 new malls had been constructed throughout ... More


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