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Author Harvey, Penelope, 1956- author

Title Roads : an anthropology of infrastructure and expertise / Penny Harvey and Hannah Knox
Published Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, [2015]
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Series Expertise (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Expertise (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Contents Roads; Contents; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Anthropology, Infrastructure, and Expertise; PART I. ROADS AS STATE SPACE: PAST DESIRES AND FUTURE IMAGINARIES; 1. Historical Futures; 2. Integration and Difference; PART II. CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES, REGULATORY DEVICES; 3. Figures in the Soil; 4. Health and Safety and the Politics of Safe Living; 5. Corruption and Public Works; PART III. THE MODERN STATE: PROMISE AND DEFERRAL; 6. Impossible Publics; 7. Conclusions: Inauguration, Engineering, and the Politics of Infrastructural Form; Notes; References; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 17, 2015)
Subject Ethnology -- Peru.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Political aspects -- Peru.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Social aspects -- Peru.
Roads -- Political aspects -- Peru.
Roads -- Social aspects -- Peru.
Form Electronic book
Author Knox, Hannah, 1977- author
ISBN 0801456460 (electronic bk.)
9780801456466 (electronic bk.)