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Guerrilla Auditors: The Politics of Transparency in Neoliberal Paraguay



Guerrilla Auditors An ethnographic account of the rise of information, transparency, and good governance in the post-Cold War era, and the effects of these concepts on Paraguay’s transition to democracy Full description


Guerrilla Auditors

Pub Date : 2011-09-14 | Author : Kregg Hetherington | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822350361
ISBN 13 : 082235036X

An ethnography exploring disagreements among Paraguayan peasants, government bureaucrats, and development experts about how state bureaucracy should function, what archival documen..


Guerrilla Auditors

Pub Date : 2011-09-14 | Author : Kregg Hetherington | Publisher : Duke University Press Books

ISBN 10 : 082235019X
ISBN 13 : 9780822350194

Guerrilla Auditors is an ethnographic account of the rise of information, transparency, and good governance in the post–Cold War era, and the effects of these concepts on Paragua..


Patients Of The State

Pub Date : 2012-05-04 | Author : Javier Auyero | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822352334
ISBN 13 : 0822352338

Describes the power that can be imposed, and the misery that is caused, especially for the poor, by the simple act of waiting. This title also describes a variety of different situ..


Red Tape

Pub Date : 2012-07-17 | Author : Akhil Gupta | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822351108
ISBN 13 : 0822351102

Examining the chronic, widespread poverty in India, the world's fourth largest economy, Akhil Gupta theorizes the relation between the state in India and the poor as one of structu..


Death Squads Or Self Defense Forces

Pub Date : 2009-09-01 | Author : Julie Mazzei | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807898619
ISBN 13 : 9780807898611

In an era when the global community is confronted with challenges posed by violent nonstate organizations--from FARC in Colombia to the Taliban in Afghanistan--our understanding of..


States At Work

Pub Date : 2014-01-30 | Author : Thomas Bierschenk | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004264960
ISBN 13 : 9004264965

States at Work explores the mundane practices of state-making in Africa by focussing on the daily functioning of public services and the practices of civil servants...


Global Political Ecology

Pub Date : 2010-12-17 | Author : Richard Peet | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136904325
ISBN 13 : 1136904328

The world is caught in the mesh of a series of environmental crises. So far attempts at resolving the deep basis of these have been superficial and disorganized. Global Political E..


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