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Author Bailey, Anna

Title Global Encyclopaedia of Informality, Volume 2 : Understanding Social and Cultural Complexity / Anna Bailey
Published [Place of publication not identified] : UCL Press, 2018
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Contents Intro; Half Title; Series Information; Endorsement; Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Acknowledgements; How to use this book; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Volume 2; Part III Market: The functional ambivalence of informal strategies: supportive or subversive?; Preface; 5 The system made me do it: strategies of survival; Introduction: the puzzles of informal economy; Informal dwelling; 5.1 Squatting; 5.2 Schwarzwohnen (GDR); 5.3 Kraken (The Netherlands); 5.4 Allegados (Chile); 5.5 Favela (Brazil); 5.6 Campamento (Chile)
5.7 Mukhayyam (occupied Palestinian territories and neighbouring Arab countries)5.8 Dacha (Russia); Informal welfare; 5.9 Pabircˇiti (or pabirčenje) (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina); 5.10 Skipping (general); 5.11 Caffè sospeso (Italy); 5.12 Gap (Uzbekistan); 5.13 Pomochi (Russia); 5.14 Nachbarschaftschilfe (Germany and German-speaking countries); 5.15 Sosyudad (Philippines); 5.16 Vay mu'o.'n (Vietnam); 5.17 Loteria/Lloteria (Albania); 5.18 Esusu (Nigeria); 5.19 Mahalla (Uzbekistan); 5.20 Tandas and cundinas (Mexico and south-western USA); 5.21 Salam credit (Afghanistan)
5.22 Obshchak (Russia)Informal entrepreneurship; 5.23 Zarobitchanstvo (Ukraine); 5.24 Rad na crno (Serbia); 5.25 Small-scale smuggling (general); 5.26 Chelnoki (Russia and FSU); 5.27 Spaza shops (South Africa); 5.28 Shebeens (South Africa); 5.29 Samogonovarenie (Russia); 5.30 Buôn có ba· n, bán có phu'ò'ng (Vietnam); 5.31 Cho. ' cóc (Socialist Republic of Vietnam); 5.32 Rod-re (Thailand); 5.33 Boda-boda taxis (Uganda); 5.34 Stoyanshiki (Georgia); 5.35 Baraholka (Kazakhstan); 5.36 Budženje (Serbia); 5.37 Jugaad (India); 5.38 Jangmadang (North Korea); 5.39 Informal mining (general)
5.40 Hawala (Middle East, India and Pakistan)5.41 Bitcoin (general); Conclusion: how do tools of evasion become instruments of exploitation?; Bibliography to Chapter 5; 6 Gaming the system: strategies of camouflage; Introduction: gaming the system; Complexity; Family resemblances; Formal rules and informal norms; Post-communist transformation; Free-riding (staying under or over the radar); 6.1 Cash in hand (general); 6.2 Blat (Romania); 6.3 Švercovanje (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro); 6.4 Deryban (Ukraine, Russia); 6.5 Fimi Media (Croatia); 6.6 Tangentopoli (Italy)
6.7 Brokerage (general)6.8 Wa-st·a (Middle East, North Africa); 6.9 Dalali (India); 6.10 Torpil (Turkey); 6.11 Gestión (Mexico); 6.12 Pulling strings (UK/USA); 6.13 Kombinacja (alt. kombinacya, kombinowanie, kombinować) (Poland); 6.14 S vrutka (Bulgaria); 6.15 Raccomandazione (Italy); 6.16 Insider trading (USA/general); 6.17 Externe Personen (Germany); 6.18 Pantouflage (France); 6.19 Stróman (Hungary); 6.20 Bena- mi (India); 6.21 No entry (India); 6.22 Repetitorstvo (Russia and FSU); 6.23 Krysha (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus)
Summary Expertly practised by insiders but often hidden from outsiders, informal practices are, as this book shows, deeply rooted all over the world, yet underestimated in policy. Entries from the five continents presented in this volume are samples of the truly global collection, made possible bythe collaboration of over 200 interdisciplinary scholars
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Subject Informelle Gruppe
Social & political philosophy.
Social theory.
Political science & theory.
Political ideologies.
Political structure & processes.
Political control & freedoms.
Political oppression & persecution.
Political subversion.
Ungeschriebenes Recht
Informelle Institution
Informelle Beziehung
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Ledeneva, Alena V., 1964-
ISBN 9781787351905