Owners of the sidewalk : security and survival in the informal city / Daniel M. Goldstein.

By: Goldstein, Daniel M, 1965- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Global insecurities: Description: xiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780822360285; 0822360284; 9780822360452; 0822360454; 9780822374718; 0822374714Subject(s): Street vendors -- Political activity -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba | Markets -- Government policy -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba | Informal sector (Economics) -- Political aspects -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba | HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural & Social | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban | Informal sector (Economics) -- Political aspects | Markets -- Government policy | Torghandel | Torghandlare | Politiskt deltagande | Informell ekonomi -- politiska aspekter | Schattenwirtschaft | Cochabamba (Bolivia) -- History | Bolivia -- Cochabamba | Bolivia -- Cochabamba | CochabambaGenre/Form: History.DDC classification: 381/.18098423 LOC classification: HF5459.B5 | G65 2016
Contents:
The fire -- Writing, reality, truth -- Don Rafo -- The informal economy -- Nacho -- The Bolivian experiment -- Meet the press -- The colonial city : Cochabamba, 1574-1900 -- Conflicts of interest -- Decolonizing ethnographic research -- A visit to the Cancha -- The informal state -- The modern city : Cochabamba, 1900-1953 -- Market space, market time -- Carnaval in the Cancha -- Security and chaos -- The informal city : Cochabamba, 1953-2014 -- Convenios -- Political geography -- Fieldwork in a flash -- Women's work -- Sovereignty and security -- Resisting privatization -- Don Silvio -- Character -- Exploitability -- Market men -- Webs of illegality -- Men in black -- At home in the market -- Owners of the sidewalk -- The seminar -- March of the ambulantes -- Complications -- The archive and the system -- Goodbyes -- Insecurity and informality.
Summary: ""Many of Bolivia's poorest and most vulnerable citizens work as vendors in the Cancha mega-market in the city of Cochabamba, where they must navigate systems of informality and illegality in order to survive. In Owners of the Sidewalk Daniel M. Goldstein examines the ways these systems correlate in the marginal spaces of the Latin American city. Collaborating with the Cancha's legal and permanent stall vendors (fijos) and its illegal and itinerant street and sidewalk vendors (ambulantes), Goldstein shows how the state's deliberate neglect and criminalization of the Cancha's poor--a practice common to neoliberal modern cities--makes the poor exploitable, governable, and consigns them to an insecure existence. Goldstein's collaborative and engaged approach to ethnographic field research also opens up critical questions about what ethical scholarship entails.""--Publisher's description."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-311) and index.

The fire -- Writing, reality, truth -- Don Rafo -- The informal economy -- Nacho -- The Bolivian experiment -- Meet the press -- The colonial city : Cochabamba, 1574-1900 -- Conflicts of interest -- Decolonizing ethnographic research -- A visit to the Cancha -- The informal state -- The modern city : Cochabamba, 1900-1953 -- Market space, market time -- Carnaval in the Cancha -- Security and chaos -- The informal city : Cochabamba, 1953-2014 -- Convenios -- Political geography -- Fieldwork in a flash -- Women's work -- Sovereignty and security -- Resisting privatization -- Don Silvio -- Character -- Exploitability -- Market men -- Webs of illegality -- Men in black -- At home in the market -- Owners of the sidewalk -- The seminar -- March of the ambulantes -- Complications -- The archive and the system -- Goodbyes -- Insecurity and informality.

""Many of Bolivia's poorest and most vulnerable citizens work as vendors in the Cancha mega-market in the city of Cochabamba, where they must navigate systems of informality and illegality in order to survive. In Owners of the Sidewalk Daniel M. Goldstein examines the ways these systems correlate in the marginal spaces of the Latin American city. Collaborating with the Cancha's legal and permanent stall vendors (fijos) and its illegal and itinerant street and sidewalk vendors (ambulantes), Goldstein shows how the state's deliberate neglect and criminalization of the Cancha's poor--a practice common to neoliberal modern cities--makes the poor exploitable, governable, and consigns them to an insecure existence. Goldstein's collaborative and engaged approach to ethnographic field research also opens up critical questions about what ethical scholarship entails.""--Publisher's description."

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Daniel M. Goldstein is Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, the author of Outlawed: Between Security and Rights in a Bolivian City and The Spectacular City: Violence and Performance in Urban Bolivia , and the coeditor of Violent Democracies in Latin America , all also published by Duke University Press.

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