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Smells Like Money

Joshua O. Reno

in Waste Away: Working and Living with a North American Landfill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288935
eISBN:
9780520963771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288935.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how gender and class relations become expressed and entangled as waste workers are employed to separate people from their wastes. Landfills acquire capital by ignoring the ... More


Cachacos and Levantados: On the Politics of “Measuring Up”

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/9780520286849.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines “middle classness” and upwardly mobile identities in Bogotá. Bogotáno believed that one's class status was paramount to individual self-construction: from one's clothing to ... More


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