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Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Cover Image The Social and Political Life of Latin American Infrastructures
Jonathan Alderman, Geoff Goodwin (eds)
October 5, 2022

From houses to roads, infrastructures offer a unique lens through which to explore social and political change. Serving as an important conduit between states and citizens, infrastructures provide governments with a powerful tool to mould subjects and control populations. Yet, at the same time they also give individuals, communities, and movements a platform to challenge the state and forge alternative forms of citizenship and politics. Infrastructures therefore shape social and political relations in unexpected ways and never dutifully follow the scripts of politicians, bureaucrats, and...