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Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... regulatory tools, thereby creating a market in urban development rights. The chapter analyzes how this market actually works—how it has unmoored the geographies and economies of the city’s built space from its material infrastructures both theoretically (in order to create the market) and in practice...
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: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... The market in development rights—what Mumbai’s water engineers disdainfully refer to as “the slum and building industry”—is tied up with the historically layered and materially inscribed political landscapes within which the city’s working classes have made claims to urban land and resources...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Following the assertion that the 1960s urban riots are essential to the historical context of black political subjectivity, Kwame Holmes proposes that they must also yield lessons for our understanding of the gender and sexual politics of black social movements. Holmes reconfigures...
Published: 29 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377498-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7749-8