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Out of the shadows : political action and informal economy in Latin America /
edited by Patricia Fernández-Kelly and Jon Shefner.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2006.
280 p.
0271027509 (clothbound : alk. paper), 0271027517 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2006.
0271027509 (clothbound : alk. paper)
0271027517 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Introduction / Patricia Fernndez-Kelly -- The informal economy in the shadow of the state / Miguel Angel Centeno and Alejandro Portes -- Risk and regulation in informal and illegal markets / John C. Cross and Sergio Pea -- Neoliberalism, markets, and informal grassroots economies / Jos Itzigsohn -- Vanishing assets: cumulative disadvantages among the urban poor / Mercedes Gonzlez de la Rocha -- Female household headship, privation and power: challenging the "feminization of poverty" thesis / Sylvia Chant -- Protest in contemporary Argentina: a contentious repertoire in the making / Javier Auyero -- The even more difficult transition from clientelism to citizenship: lessons from Brazil / Robert Gay -- Informal politics in the Mexican democratic transition: the case of the people's urban movement / Juan Manuel Ramrez Sis -- "Do you think democracy is a magical thing?" From basic needs to democratization in informal politics / Jon Shefner.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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