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Author Taylor, Erin B.

Title Materializing poverty : how the poor transform their lives / Erin B. Taylor
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 179 pages) : illustrations
Series Anthropology of Daily Life Series
Anthropology of daily life series.
Contents Introduction: the wealth of poverty -- More than artifacts: the materiality of poverty -- Building futures: squatting as an enabling constraint -- Too big to ignore: the state and the persistence of squatting -- "Crisis is coming": material manifestations of immaterial ends -- Moving places: barrios as barometers of national progress -- Flexible identities: negotiating values through material forms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-172) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Material culture -- Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingo.
Poor -- Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingo -- Social conditions.
Poverty -- Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingo.
Social values -- Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingo.
Squatter settlements -- Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingo.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0759124221 (electronic)
9780759124226 (electronic)