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Published: 23 October 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391241-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9124-1
... ●∂ Politics, Privatization, and Citizenship When I first arrived in the mid-1990s, I would walk to the college daily from the student hostel where I lived, only to find it closed and largely empty, a situation that lasted for...
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
... SOCIOLOGY AND ECONOMICS Beware Trojan Horses Bearing Social Capital: How Privatization Turned Solidarity into a Bowling Team margaret r. somers etting what is surely an all-time record, in less than a decade the concept of...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... hydrocarbons) or not involved in the provision of basic services. Although the bank carefully weighed what it considered the benefits and risks to what “may well be the final adjustment operation necessary for Bolivia,” its anticipation of the negative consequences of radical privatization would prove all too...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-116
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... simply selling off state-owned industries to the highest bidder, the Bolivian privatization process required foreign companies to invest in them. In exchange, they received up to a 50 percent ownership stake and full control of management. The remaining 50 percent was meant to be transferred to the...
Published: 16 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393924-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9392-4
... Privatization of Public Space The Displacement of Street Vendors in Guatemala City Rodrigo J. Véliz and Kevin Lewis O’Neill This essay details the politics of urban renewal in postwar Guatemala City and the neoliberal logic through which such renewal efforts become...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395904-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9590-4
...CHAPTER 2 Hip- Hop Comes to Ghana state privatization and an aesthetic of control After leading two coups in 1979 and 1981, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings became not only the nation’s po liti cal leader but a populist icon. In its early years his youthful revolutionary govern...
Published: 25 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377115-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7711-5
Published: 25 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377115-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7711-5
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Despite Bolivia’s anti-neoliberal mood, the municipality has attempted on multiple occasions to privatize the La Pampa market, an effort that the comerciantes have actively resisted. ...
Published: 25 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7711-5
Published: 04 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387626-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8762-6
...chapter four The Private Property Revolution In the late nineteenth century land privatization transformed landscape and society in Latin America more than any other event since the conquest.1 In Nicaragua before 1870 most land was common property; by 1920 most land was privately owned.2...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385806-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8580-6
...7 Public and Private here are, of course, two other such extrapolitical, secular spaces that have played a crucial role in the development Tof society in the modernWest: first, societyconsidered as extrapolitically organized in a (market) economy, which I mentioned above; and...
Published: 16 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385493-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8549-3
...13 Subjectivity and Private Life Numerous stories—even if we shouldn’t assume them to account for the totality and the full multiplicity of gay and lesbian experience—recount how for many gay men and lesbians, the sense of one’s ‘‘sexual orientation’’ dates from earliest childhood. The...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397045-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9704-5
.... They had brought food from home in a *Susan Willis PUBLIC USE/PRIVATE STATE 181 real picnic basket. This was an ordinary Sunday picnic-in the mall. We were stunned, mildly appalled, and sat in silence until one woman iron• ically remarked, "No muggers." More silence until...
Published: 06 August 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380122-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8012-2
Published: 01 January 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7705-4
Published: 31 October 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381723-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8172-3
Published: 09 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392668-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9266-8
... 4 Public Intimacies and Private Politics In May 2005 I visited White Dot Studio, a storefront gallery on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, to meet the filmmaker and conceptual artist KimSu Theiler. Her installation ‘‘Let Me Intro- duce Myself’’ had...
Published: 01 May 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390756-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9075-6
... 7 THE POLITICS OF PRIVATE SPACE Growing social segregation in Buenos Aires receives perhaps its most tell- ing expression in the absence of films dealing with class conflict. Subiela’s films of the 1980s and 1990s had often revolved around an...
Published: 06 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8461-8
...Private Reality: Hara Kazuo’s Films Abé Mark Nornes While documentary has a decidedly peripheral position in most national cinemas across the globe, the form has enjoyed relative prestige in the Japanese film world. Initially, this was a peculiar side benefit of global...