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Published: 22 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389859-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8985-9
Published: 06 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387756-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8775-6
...Livelihood and Control of Resources ...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398943-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9894-3
Published: 22 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387329-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8732-9
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393863-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9386-3
... Livelihoods ...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 23 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376514-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7651-4
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396062-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9606-2
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375524-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7552-4
... This chapter reviews the way that new state programs of distribution intersect with existing processes and practices of distribution. There is a vast and rich regional literature on the multiple livelihood practices that are utilized by low-income people across the region, and on the social...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-109
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In 1982, the countryside of northern Potosí was hit by a devastating drought. Many indigenous peasants were forced to leave their arid fields and communities and migrate in search of new livelihoods. The song below—written by Luis Rico in the rhythmic tinku style of the traditional music...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... by people exposing their vulnerability to failing infrastructural conditions and police power; plural and performative bodily resistance shows how bodies are being acted on by policies that are decimating livelihoods. In demonstrating this precarity, these bodies also resist these powers and enact a form...
Book Chapter

By Anne-Maria Makhulu
Published: 30 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... the author’s understanding of the “political” as emanating from the domestic sphere, even in such small acts of defiance as the building of homes and livelihoods. The chapter also argues that Marxist humanism, while essential to the book’s central argument, cannot by itself articulate the forms of struggle...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... and children, and the pursuit of livelihoods beyond the plantations. Freedpeople’s growing mobility and refashioned work routines prompted planters and lawmakers to respond with severe legal and customary strategies of containment, including the 1834 Contract Act, which tied employment to estate residence...
Published: 07 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375029-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7502-9
... uneven development, and the consequences this has for their embodiments, social relations, and livelihoods. The chapter draws out the differentiated nature of their positionalities and compares the two groups in order to disentangle ethnic, regional political economy, and national political historical...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... entails the displacement and resettlement of thousands of people belonging to historically marginalized groups who stand to lose access to the agricultural land that supports their livelihoods. This raises key questions about rural property rights regimes and the new ways in which local farming households...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... working people employed a variety of legal and extralegal strategies to maintain livelihoods both within and without the sugar industry. Setting cane fires, practicing obeah, and committing petty theft—though deemed criminal by authorities and white elites—appear to have had more economic and political...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-146
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... concessions as well as infrastructure projects, such as building dams and roads. The critiques have focused on the high costs to the health and diversity of ecosystems and to the well-being and livelihoods of local communities vulnerable to pollution and displacement. For environmental movements throughout...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
.... However, hydropower development entails the displacement and resettlement of thousands of people belonging to historically marginalized groups who stand to lose access to the agricultural land that supports their livelihoods. This raises key questions about rural property rights regimes and the new ways...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and to the well-being and livelihoods of local communities vulnerable to pollution and displacement. For environmental movements throughout the country—which had early high hopes for the Movement to Socialism ( mas ) government, especially given the initial legislative proposals to defend “the rights of Mother...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... powerful decolonizing aspirations in the twenty-first century. In 1982, the countryside of northern Potosí was hit by a devastating drought. Many indigenous peasants were forced to leave their arid fields and communities and migrate in search of new livelihoods. The song below—written by Luis Rico...