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Buenos Aires’s La Salada Market and Plebeian Citizenship

Carlos A. Forment

in The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This study of La Salada, renamed by Cuartel’s residents as the “poor people’s shopping mall,” was founded in the early 1990’s at the height of neoliberalism by several dozen undocumented Bolivian ... More


El Barrio and La Feria: Daily Life at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero and María Fernanda Berti

in In Harm's Way: The Dynamics of Urban Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173030
eISBN:
9781400865888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173030.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the extreme levels of material deprivation and the meager forms of palliative state assistance that characterize daily life in Arquitecto Tucci. It first reviews the ... More


State-Sponsored Protection Rackets: Regulating the Market for Counterfeit Clothing in Argentina

Matías Dewey

in The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

That illegal markets thrive is something of a puzzle to sociology. Despite the lack of legal frames—crucial for conflict resolution, regulation of competition, and formal sources of credit—new ... More


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