Pertierra, Anna Cristina

Consumer Culture in Latin America

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Table of contents

1. Understanding Consumer Culture in Latin America: An Introduction
John Sinclair, Anna Cristina Pertierra

Part 1. Transnational Developments

2. New Social and Business Models in Latin American Musics
George Yúdice

3. The Advertising Industry in Latin America: A Contemporary Overview
John Sinclair

Part 2. Getting and Spending

4. From “Country of the Future” to Emergent Country: Popular Consumption in Brazil
Ruben George Oliven, Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

5. Chile’s Forgotten Consumers: Poor Urban Families, Consumption Strategies, and the Moral Economy of Risk in Santiago
Joel Stillerman

6. Peasants and Pirámides: Consumer Fantasies in the Colombian Andes
Jason Antrosio

Part 3. Domestic Practice

7. Decorating the New House: The Material Culture of Social Mobility
Tomas Ariztia

8. Stitching Identities: Clothing Production and Consumption in Mexico City
Marie Francois

9. Christmas Tamales in Costa Rica (1900–1930)
Patricia Vega Jiménez

Part 4. Images and Soundscapes

10. Quinceañera: Coming of Age through Digital Photography in Cuba
Anna Cristina Pertierra

11. Images of Work for Consumption: Factory’s Representations in Ideological Propaganda and Advertising
Vander Casaqui

12. Tango, Samba, and National Identities: Similarities and Differences in the Foundational Myths of “Mi Noche Triste” and “Pelo Telefone”
Ronaldo Helal, Hugo Rodolfo Lovisolo

Part 5. Spaces and Places

13. Spaces of Consumerism and the Consumption of Space: Tourism and Social Exclusion in the “Mayan Riviera”
David Manuel-Navarrete, Michael Redclift

14. Singing for Shaved Ice: Glacial Loss and Raspadilla in the Peruvian Andes
Katherine W. Dunbar, Katy Damacia Medina Marcos

15. Becoming Middle Class? Consumption, Respectability, and Place in Sex Tourism
Megan Rivers-Moore

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Latin American Culture, Latin American Politics, Public Policy, Comparative Politics, Political Economy, Cultural Policy

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