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DeadlinePopulism and the Press in Venezuela

Deadline: Populism and the Press in Venezuela

Robert Samet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226633565
eISBN:
9780226633879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633879.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Since 2006, Venezuela has had the highest homicide rate in South America and one of the highest levels of gun violence in the world. Former president Hugo Ch൥z, who died in 2013, downplayed the ... More

FadaBoredom and Belonging in Niger

Fada: Boredom and Belonging in Niger

Adeline Masquelier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226624204
eISBN:
9780226624488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226624488.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book is an ethnography of street culture and youth sociality in urban Niger. It explores the universe of fadas, the tea-circles unemployed young men join to deal with boredom and redefine the ... More

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