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Author Lazar, Sian, author.

Title El Alto, rebel city : self and citizenship in Andean Bolivia / Sian Lazar
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 328 pages) : illustrations
Series Latin America otherwise
Latin America otherwise.
Contents El Alto the city -- Constructing the zone -- Citizens despite the state -- Place, movement, and ritual -- How the gods touch humans (and vice versa) -- Competition, individualism, and collective organization -- "In-betweenness" and political agency -- The state and the unions
Summary El Alto, Rebel City combines ethnography and political theory to explore the astonishing political power exercised by the indigenous citizens of El Alto, Bolivia in the past decade
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-309) and index
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Subject Aymara Indians -- Bolivia -- El Alto -- Politics and government
Aymara Indians -- Bolivia -- El Alto -- Social conditions
State-local relations -- Bolivia -- El Alto
Aymara (volk)
Aymara Indians -- Politics and government.
Aymara Indians -- Social conditions.
Politics and government.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Social conditions.
State-local relations.
El Alto (Bolivia) -- Politics and government
El Alto (Bolivia) -- Social conditions
Bolivia -- El Alto.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007032554
ISBN 0822388766