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Author Brown-Glaude, Winnifred R., 1966-

Title Higglers in Kingston : women's informal work in Jamaica / Winnifred Brown-Glaude

Publ Info Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  HF5459.J25 B76 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HF5459.J25 B76 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Assessing the "whole of informality" -- Intersectionality and the politics of embodiment -- Higglering : a woman's domain? -- "Baits of Satan?" : representations of Sunday/Negro markets and higgerling in the Jamaican economy from slavery to independence -- "Natural rebels" or just plain nuisances? : representations of higglers in the Jamaican economy from slavery to independence -- Higgler/ICI/business woman : what's in a name? -- Dirty and dis/eased : bodies, public space and Afro-Jamaican higglers -- Understanding the nuances of informality
LC subject Street vendors -- Jamaica -- Kingston
Women merchants -- Jamaica -- Kingston
Social status -- Jamaica -- Kingston
Small business -- Jamaica -- Kingston
Informal sector (Economics) -- Jamaica -- Kingston
Women's studies -- Jamaica -- Kingston
ISBN 9780826517654 (cloth edition : alk. paper)
082651765X (cloth edition : alk. paper)