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Published: 30 October 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7743-6
Published: 02 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377139-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7713-9
Published: 14 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375173-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7517-3
... of exchange. People’s money lives are diverse. Cashlessness, a vision promoted by many money innovators, may only be obtainable for the relatively well off. And the cultural and social traditions of payment run deep. cashlessness cash payments industry unbanked underbanked ...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
..., he hoped, would allow Africans to obtain self-determination without the need for state sovereignty. The chapter discusses this never-realized constitutional initiative in relation to Senghor’s contemporaneous writings about politics, culture, and civilization. It also relates his federalism to his...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... to obtain wage-paying jobs turn to tribal fighting in order to extort money from groups who receive mining benefits. Porgerans refer to tribal fighting as “working in the life market,” as people with no possibility of wage labor sell the only thing the market demands: their very lives. labor...
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By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... To learn more about Islam, many domestic workers obtain learning materials and take classes at Kuwait’s Islamic da’wa movement’s women’s center. Taught in their first languages, by teachers of similar ethnonational backgrounds, these classes effectively reproduce domestic workers’ ethnonational...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
.... The municipal epidemiologist, who participated in several on-site investigations, tells of a deeper affective engagement, her hands-on efforts to obtain more accurate infant mortality statistics and to pinpoint the cause of the epidemic. Two nurses claim to have first discovered the epidemic and compiled...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-049
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... undertook an exhaustive and meticulous survey of Bolivia’s physical and human geography, gaining prominence and respect during the three years he spent in the country. He received advantageous offcial support, and obtained information and insights from a variety of sources, including creole intellectuals...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 14 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004301-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0430-1
... in the direction of the pension. When we all reconvene in the car across the street, Brian addresses my question about how the state prosecutor, who is responsible for the case, can possibly find useful information that they had just obtained illegally. He explains that they give useful information...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of Indians, but also with their legendary leader. Yet it is important to remember the interests that the creoles themselves had in obtaining the support of indigenous groups. This would have implied pragmatic deal making. Cumbay promised, for example, to send more than two thousand Indians to Belgrano...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... for Great Britain, through its main Caribbean entrepôt, Kingston, to corner most of the benefits to be obtained from interimperial Caribbean trade. interimperial trade (and contraband trade) war in the Caribbean Caribbean port cities maritime history border crossing region making Republic...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... specific ways. Transplant has come to matter in Mexico largely through reliance on familial living donors, in stark contrast with other settings around the world where both the clinical practices and the biopolitics of organ donation skew toward obtaining organs either from the market or from the brain...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... in lower altitude zones. At the same time, though, there is a counterdiscourse of antiwork whereby young men who are unable to obtain wage-paying jobs turn to tribal fighting in order to extort money from groups who receive mining benefits. Porgerans refer to tribal fighting as “working in the life market...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... journey of over a thousand miles to the new viceregal capital of Buenos Aires in order to obtain royal justice. The trip took several months, but he returned with orders from the viceroy for an investigation into the conduct of the local authorities and protection for Katari. Local authorities refused...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-124
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... leftist Alvaro García Linera. In prison, Quispe obtained his university degree in history, writing a thesis on Tupaj Katari. He also began to call himself the Mallku, a term meaning “condor” that is applied to traditional Aymara authorities. He gained growing numbers of admirers for the audacity of his...
... made it possible for Great Britain, through its main Caribbean entrepôt, Kingston, to corner most of the benefits to be obtained from interimperial Caribbean trade. interimperial trade (and contraband trade) war in the Caribbean Caribbean port cities maritime history border crossing region...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-141
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... that it was a compromise document in which the conservative lowland opposition obtained fundamental demands. The departments would possess substantial autonomy from the central government, and the state would not seize ill-gotten, unproductive, or oversized properties already in existence. ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... with them came to a head in the region of northern Potosí. The man who emerged to lead them was Tomás Katari, a commoner from the town of Macha. In 1778, Katari set out by foot on a remarkable journey of over a thousand miles to the new viceregal capital of Buenos Aires in order to obtain royal justice...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... investigations, tells of a deeper affective engagement, her hands-on efforts to obtain more accurate infant mortality statistics and to pinpoint the cause of the epidemic. Two nurses claim to have first discovered the epidemic and compiled the detailed data on which later efforts relied, charging superiors...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in the country. He received advantageous offcial support, and obtained information and insights from a variety of sources, including creole intellectuals, local priests, and indigenous peoples. His Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale offered an exotic yet sympathetic account of Bolivia, and his engravings...