Indian citizenship and the discourse of hygiene/disease

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    Abstract

    Citizenship became conflated with 'race' in late 19th century Latin America partly on account of the new language of biological science. The article focuses on the contrast between rights of belonging and rights of citizenship as played out in the provincial town in Andean Peru. It explores how by drawing on a discourse of hygiene/disease a provincial elite was able to restrict access to public space in the town and thus deny 'Indians' the possibility of participating as citizens in urban political life.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TidsskriftBulletin of Latin American Research
    Vol/bind23
    Udgave nummer2
    Sider (fra-til)165-180
    ISSN0261-3050
    StatusUdgivet - 2004

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