Index
Note: Page numbers in italics indicate figures and maps.
Abelardo (local padre), 15, 66–67, 90
Acción Democrática Nacionalista,
111–12
Agadjanian, Victor, 281n17
Agamben, Giorgio, 270n8, 280n8
agricultural produce: Cochabamba’s
market for, 91, 108–9; mining indus-
try’s need for, 47; national agrarian
reform (1953) and, 38, 85, 108; neo-
liberalism’s impact on production, 37,
38; from Oruro vs. Parotani, 139–40
albertos (middlemen for stolen goods),
72, 190–91, 192
Alcaldía (Mayor’s Office): ambulante
federation’s meeting with, 241; at-
tempts to privatize markets, 6, 76,
154, 155–59, 207–9; Barrio Chino’s
protection and, 191, 193; blamed for
fire in market, 2, 4; blamed for street
vendors, 22; chicherías tax money
used for development by, 84; exclu-
sionary politics of, 237–39; function
of and use of term, 257n1; market
owned by, 23, 125–26, 157–59; offi-
cials interviewed, 134; plan to remove
vendors from streets, 44–45; Plaza
San Antonio closed by, 66; relocation
of, 235; sidewalk and street space
sold by, 211–13;
space allocation for
each puesto fijo by, 172–73; urban
disregulation by, 76–79, 172–74.
See also comisarios; Intendencia; laws,
ordinances, and rules; municipal gov-
ernment; taxes and license fees
Alex (fijo), 220
AlSayyad, Nezar, 291n4
ambulantes (comerciantes ambulantes [street
vendors]): Alcaldía’s plan to remove,
44–45; call to mobilize, 119; cautions
against homogenization of, 248–50;
census of (1978), 112; changing
spaces of, 87–88, 89–91; chaos
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