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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 29 August 2022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2297-8
... Import Substitution Industrialization ISI agrarian reform urban slums official corruption ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 29 August 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022978-066
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2297-8
....” Meanwhile, age-old problems such as racial and ethnic discrimination festered, seemingly untouched by new, progressive attitudes. Import Substitution Industrialization ISI agrarian reform urban slums official corruption ...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... and providing them with new means of improper enrichment. In this context, accusations of “corruption” were used as a way for British officials to condemn Nigerians, but only sometimes. During the earliest years of colonial rule, these malpractices could be characterized in this way, but more commonly officials...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... Corruption provides a new optic onto the Nigerian state. Rather than a set of real-world institutions that approximate Western models, the Nigerian state should be seen as an ideological project of labeling the activities of particular actors as being those of “state” officials. The ideological...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... state that is riddled with corruption. Notwithstanding the fragmentation of knowledge and hazy legalities that department engineers themselves must navigate in providing water to the rapidly changing city, Mumbai residents remain convinced that the water department possesses complete knowledge...
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
...Corruption, Nigeria, and the Moral Imagination A paradox to taking a culturalist approach to corruption is that the various moral discourses critiquing it cannot be reduced to a mechanical set of principles allowing one to conclude particular actions are right or wrong. How does one...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 21 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375265-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7526-5
..., the hacendado was gone, but peasants continued to be subjected to the abuse of state officials: in the multiculticultural 2000s, police, physicians, and engineers were owners of the will—particularly the will of the state. Focusing on Nazario’s interactions with state officials, this story analyses...
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... undermining officials’ incomes and providing them with new means of improper enrichment. In this context, accusations of “corruption” were used as a way for British officials to condemn Nigerians, but only sometimes. During the earliest years of colonial rule, these malpractices could be characterized...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... (including government officials, cultural and social critics, and the public) and detractors (such as reggaetón artists and producers, cultural and social critics, the public, and music video dancers). The campaign centered perceptions of black women’s hypersexuality as a potentially corrupting agent within...
Published: 17 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027348-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2734-8
... time, state policies vastly expanded, in theory, who was to be included in the Tanzanian citizenry. In 1980 the Tanzanian state ostensibly granted citizenship to the “old caseload” of Rwandan refugees. Fraught with bureaucratic inefficiency and corruption, the administration of this program illuminates...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... After World War II, successive Nigerian constitutions brought increasing degrees of internal self-rule. Emirate governance gradually lost direct administrative authority to other institutions. The personnel of the native authorities were eclipsed by officials of the secular state. At the same...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... public health officials or any feedback from specialists who treated his dying patients. Interns in their final semester of medical school challenged regional public health authorities for a perceived failure to address the situation. Nurses recounted their efforts to mediate between Spanish-speaking...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
..., and seduction were likened by occupation health officials to the pestilence of malarial mosquitoes and the duplicity of Axis agents. This publicity concerning prostitution and vice policing helped invigorate literary and political views of Panamanian cities as sites of imperial corruption and greed...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... corporations ( paraestatales ) were created in Michoacán (PROFORMICH), Chihuahua (PROFORTARH), and elsewhere to purchase timber from rural communities and provide technical assistance, but these artifacts state forestry soon became mired in bureaucracy and corruption, not to mention problems deriving from...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 29 August 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022978-079
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2297-8
...From the Ruins Part VII explores the shocks attending Mexico’s postwar modernization, which came in the form of growing rural and urban poverty, environmental destruction, political corruption, official manipulation of workers and peasants, and violence against dissident popular leaders...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... disease. A newly graduated physician working in a rural clinic related his frustration after not receiving support from public health officials or any feedback from specialists who treated his dying patients. Interns in their final semester of medical school challenged regional public health authorities...
Published: 17 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2734-8
... of national ujamaa policies. At the same time, state policies vastly expanded, in theory, who was to be included in the Tanzanian citizenry. In 1980 the Tanzanian state ostensibly granted citizenship to the “old caseload” of Rwandan refugees. Fraught with bureaucratic inefficiency and corruption...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... to purchase timber from rural communities and provide technical assistance, but these artifacts state forestry soon became mired in bureaucracy and corruption, not to mention problems deriving from official policies favoring deforestation. In Michoacán, where avocado plantations began to replace forests...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... the social and cultural changes brought by the hegemonic state development project. However, their oppositional efforts ironically converge with those of state officials in guiding Tibetan herders to become neoliberal subjects. In navigating a rejection of the antireligious politics of Mao, the purely...