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Immediate struggles [electronic resource] : people, power, and place in rural Spain / Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith.

By: Narotzky, Susana.
Contributor(s): Smith, Gavin A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (1 v.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520939011 (electronic bk.); 0520939018 (electronic bk.); 1423771133 (electronic bk.); 9781423771135 (electronic bk.); 1423789644 (electronic bk.); 9781423789642 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bajo Segura (Spain) -- Rural conditions | Bajo Segura (Spain) -- Economic conditions | Ethnology -- Spain -- Bajo Segura | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Electronic books | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / CulturalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Immediate struggles.DDC classification: 306.3/60946765 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Dramatis Personae; 1 Toward an Anthropological Framework for Studying Contemporary Europe; 2 The Histories of the Regional Political Economy; 3 Regulating Social Life through Uncertainty and Fear; 4 From Insecurity to Dependency; 5 From Insecurity to Movement; 6 Families and Entrepreneurs; 7 Flexible Structures and Torn Lives; 8 The Culture of Politics, the Politics of Culture; 9 The Power of Ethnography; Notes; References Cited; Index.
Summary: Offers a study of the political economy of the Vega Baja region of Spain, tackling the question of how to understand the alienation ordinary working people feel in the face of globalization. It examines the divide between government and its citizens in a region that has transformed from a primarily agricultural economy to an industrial one.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Dramatis Personae; 1 Toward an Anthropological Framework for Studying Contemporary Europe; 2 The Histories of the Regional Political Economy; 3 Regulating Social Life through Uncertainty and Fear; 4 From Insecurity to Dependency; 5 From Insecurity to Movement; 6 Families and Entrepreneurs; 7 Flexible Structures and Torn Lives; 8 The Culture of Politics, the Politics of Culture; 9 The Power of Ethnography; Notes; References Cited; Index.

Offers a study of the political economy of the Vega Baja region of Spain, tackling the question of how to understand the alienation ordinary working people feel in the face of globalization. It examines the divide between government and its citizens in a region that has transformed from a primarily agricultural economy to an industrial one.

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