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By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... social movements urban public space quiet encroachment popular politics ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Marginalized, informal people use political techniques both quiet and loud to assert their presence and demand their rights from the state. social movements urban public space quiet encroachment popular politics ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... The chapter examines the ownership of public space and the market for the private sale of public property in the Cancha. capitalism privatization urban space ...
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By Clare Sears
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... urban policing insane asylums public space ...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
.... In the process it dovetailed with a host of nuisance laws concerned with the public visibility of multiple problem bodies, particularly those of Chinese immigrants, prostitutes, and those deemed maimed or diseased. urban policing insane asylums public space ...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376378-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7637-8
... This chapter examines struggles for and over housing for multiracial people in Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia (contemporary Zambia). In this regard, it is concerned with the politics of space and poverty—how the community in Lusaka struggled for improvement by gaining public housing from the colonial...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
... Chapter 2 traces the practices of installation and assemblage by John Outterbridge, Noah Purifoy, and Betye Saar. They all shared the aesthetics of reuse in their sculptural concatenations. Purifoy and Outterbridge embedded their artmaking in community engagement and urban public space...
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By Rielle Navitski
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... more intimately entwined with the apparatus of the state itself, with the incidence of violence tracing spatial divisions in urban space and national territories. The hypervisibility of violence in the contemporary public spheres of Mexico and Brazil resonates with early twentieth-century forms of mass...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-128
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The singer-songwriter Manuel Monroy Chazarreta (1961–) warmly evoked, with his distinctive empathy and colloquial lyrics, the typical Sunday off enjoyed by many domestic workers in La Paz. Parks and promenades along central avenues are some of the public spaces occupied especially by younger...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376378-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7637-8
... struggled for improvement by gaining public housing from the colonial state. Housing poverty urban segregation social welfare Northern Rhodesia Zambia ...
... of violence acknowledged the human toll of rapid urbanization, even as they transformed criminality into a public spectacle with a powerful cross-class appeal. Building on this culture of popular sensationalism, film producer-exhibitors in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo adapted real-life crimes to the screen...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and colloquial lyrics, the typical Sunday off enjoyed by many domestic workers in La Paz. Parks and promenades along central avenues are some of the public spaces occupied especially by younger working women of Aymara descent who dress up in their finery for this urban outing. After an arduous week of labor...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the virtues of suffering. The government did succeed in halting inflation and in renegotiating the foreign debt, earning it substantial public approval. But the lack of economic reactivation and the vulnerable, precarious condition of the poor took a long-term toll. Some fifteen years later, laid-off miners...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... to the Internet to discuss formerly taboo topics, their texts articulate private desires within a public space, highlighting central concerns regarding the relationship between social oppression and the expression of sexual identity in contemporary China. In this chapter, I use the 1999 Internet novella Huizi...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... not sought to smooth out all of the uneven textures in the following excerpt. Franz Tamayo Solares (1879–1956) was a widely influential politician, public intellectual, and modernist poet whose political activities and sociocultural essays played an important role in a range of public debates during...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... complete deregulation. In response, the newspaper El Eco , of Potosí, argued that the consumption of foreign goods was “destructive to public wealth,” and that it was therefore necessary to introduce tariff barriers in order to protect and promote national industry. This debate continued the analysis...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... the Civil War, 1863–1865,” Journal of American History 67 (March 1981): 816–34. For the activities of women as urban violence grew, see Mary P. Ryan, Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in the American City during the Nineteenth Century (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997), 135–80...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... the Civil War, 1863–1865,” Journal of American History 67 (March 1981): 816–34. For the activities of women as urban violence grew, see Mary P. Ryan, Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in the American City during the Nineteenth Century (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997), 135–80...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... the Civil War, 1863–1865,” Journal of American History 67 (March 1981): 816–34. For the activities of women as urban violence grew, see Mary P. Ryan, Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in the American City during the Nineteenth Century (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997), 135–80...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... the Civil War, 1863–1865,” Journal of American History 67 (March 1981): 816–34. For the activities of women as urban violence grew, see Mary P. Ryan, Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in the American City during the Nineteenth Century (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997), 135–80...