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Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384540-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8454-0
Published: 29 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377498-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7749-8
Published: 11 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380047-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8004-7
Published: 11 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380047-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8004-7
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-095
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392903-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9290-3
Book Chapter

By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... movements demanded the provision of public services, as the capitalist modernization of the countryside propelled the accumulation of wage-insecure workers in the city and the emergence of shantytowns. The “civic strikes” that rocked Barrancabermeja in the 1970s had much in common with earlier labor strikes...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-127
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to rap in shantytowns and brought the musical style back to El Alto in 2002. The popular uprising of October 2003 had a major impact on him, and the propulsive songs of his group Ukamau y ké (in Aymara and Spanish: That’s How It Is and What of It?) contain a scathing critique of social injustice and...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-105
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... employed youth groups from the shantytowns to carry out the attack. The following day the most prominent youth leader, Gwo Schiller, appeared on national television with five of his accom- plices to boast about the crime, and a week later cng leader General Henri Namphy visited the assailants to publicly...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
...The Repeating Barrio The urban shantytowns have always been a source of vexation for the Cuban Revolution. During the 1970s, the revolutionary government attempted to do away with the shantytowns of the cities by providing housing, employment, and education to the poorest residents. The 1974 film...
Published: 16 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0526-1
... double picking fruit, shantytowns, strip malls, and new housing complexes on the expanding edge of suburbia. This was the last fieldpoem I wrote during research. fieldpoem 11: The Fruit Eaters Cluster submunitions, the most common type of military waste in Laos, are called by the names of the fruits they...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-114
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... charcoal, the only accessible source of energy to cook their food. The lack of roads, the extent of shantytowns, the negligence of a state apparatus in the hands of armed gangs, everything contributes to transform any unex- pected climatic event into a catastrophe. But this poverty does not come from...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... Madrid s divided geography, in which the geographic limits of streets and parks serve as partitions of so- cioeconomic status. The zones of new urban development contrast sharply with the run- down buildings and dirt lots of the shantytown. To echo Walter Benjamin s reflections, geo graph i cal and...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
..., 1949). 2. Kathleen Stewart, Ordinary Affects (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007). 3. 30 Degrees in February, directed by Anders Weidemann, svt, 2012. 4. Donna M. Goldstein, Laughter out of Place: Race, Class, Vio lence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown (Berkeley: University of California Press...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009108-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0910-8
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... shantytowns and brought the musical style back to El Alto in 2002. The popular uprising of October 2003 had a major impact on him, and the propulsive songs of his group Ukamau y ké (in Aymara and Spanish: That’s How It Is and What of It?) contain a scathing critique of social injustice and an affrmation of...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-055
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... Epistemologically Fractured Self. In Medicine and the Politics of Knowledge, edited by Susan Levine, 118 51. Cape Town: hsrc, 2012. Goldstein, Donna M. Laughter out of Place: Race, Class, Vio lence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. Goldstein, Donna M., and Kira...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012597-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1259-7
...? In the rains uprooting favelas and shantytowns? In the scrub and scree of Bantu lands? In flowers encircling necks and ukuleles? In mud huts crowning goldmines? In city sewers? In haggard aboriginal wind? In red- light districts? In drunken indiscriminate consumption? In the noose? The cabin? Night...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... Alamar from shantytowns such as Llega y Pon, Las Yaguas, and Palo Cagao. The 1970s were a grim era of Cuban history, known euphemistically as the quinquenio gris (gray five years, which actually lasted closer to fifteen years), when the orthodoxy of Soviet socialism over- shadowed cultural and social...