(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

Citizen's place : the state's creation of public space and street vendor's culture of informality in Bogotá, Colombia

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HUNT S. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Political Science, the State Univ. of New Jersey, New Brunswick, ETATS-UNIS


The A. argues that two technologies of governance are central to contemporary rule in Colombia : state fragmentation and citizen education. A proliferation of state agencies and plans define the problem of public space as one of its invasion by ambulant vendors, and the solution as the relocation of vendors to spatially marginalized markets. This relocation may produce new forms of segregation in which citizens and street vendors have differenciated places and rights to mobility


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 2009, vol. 27, no2 [pp. 331-351]

Bibliographic references : 85 ref.

Collation : 1 fig., 2 phot.



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