The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

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In 1996, against the backdrop of Alberto FujimoriOCOs increasingly corrupt national politics, an older woman in Lima, PeruOCopart of a group of women street sweepers protesting the privatization of the cityOCOs cleaning servicesOCostripped to the waist in full view of the crowd that surrounded her. Lima had just launched a campaign to revitalize its historic districts, and this shockingly transgressive act was just one of a series of events that challenged the norms of order, cleanliness, and beauty that the renewal effort ...

The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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