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Immaterial Practices: Clues in a Modern Sierra Leonean Landscape

Mariane C. Ferme

in The Underneath of Things: Violence, History, and the Everyday in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225428
eISBN:
9780520925717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225428.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter attempts to provide an interpretation of the history of Sierra Leone based on its modern landscape. It discusses the special powers of dissimulation and interpretation of Sierra Leonean ... More


The Immateriality of the Mall: Financial Regimes, Urban Policies, and the “Latin American Boom”

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/9780520286849.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the three immaterial regimes—the development of real estate investment trusts, the rise of neoliberal urban planning in Latin America, and the ongoing boosterism, which ... More


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