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Latin America

Affective Atmospheres of Terror on the Mexico–U.S. Border: Rumors of Violence in Reynosa’s Prostitution Zone

What Gets Inside: Violent Entanglements and Toxic Boundaries in Mexico City

Tangles of Care: Killing Goats to Save Tortoises on the Galápagos Islands

To Revive an Abundant Life: Catholic Science and Neoextractivist Politics in Peru’s Mantaro Valley

Excavating Legal Landscapes: Juridical Archaeology and the Politics of Bureaucratic Materiality in Bogotá, Colombia

Decomposition as Life Politics: Soils, <i>Selva</i>, and Small Farmers under the Gun of the U.S.–Colombia War on Drugs

The Currency of Failure: Money and Middle-Class Critique in Post-Crisis Buenos Aires

States of Camouflage

Ecologies of Investment: Crisis Histories and Brick Futures in Argentina

The Precarious Present: Wageless Labor and Disrupted Life in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Some Carry On, Some Stay in Bed: (In)convenient Affects and Agency in Neoliberal Nicaragua

Ethnography in the Way of Theory

Mexican Genomics and the Roots of Racial Thinking

Cuban Cabildos, Cultural Politics, and Cultivating a Transnational Yoruba Citizenry

Left Behind: Security, Salvation, and the Subject of Prevention

Formless: A Day at Lima’s Office of Formalization

Beans Before the Law: Knowledge Practices, Responsibility, and the Paraguayan Soy Boom

Brand “Piracy” and Postwar Statecraft in Guatemala

Two Publics in a Mexican Border City

Dengue Mosquitos Are Single Mothers: Biopolitics Meets Ecological Aesthetics in Nicaraguan Community Health Work

Excelente Zona Social

Piracy, Circulatory Legitimacy, and Neoliberal Subjectivity in Brazil

Water Flowing North of the Border: Export Agriculture and Water Politics in a Rural Community in Baja California

Re-Visioning Latin American Studies

Symptoms of Another Life: Time, Possibility, and Domestic Relations in Chile's Credit Economy

The Cross Politics of Ecuador's Penal State

On the Trail of Living Modified Organisms: Environmentalism Within and Against Neoliberal Order

Consuming Class: Multilevel Marketers in Neoliberal Mexico

"But What If I Should Need To Defecate In Your Neighborhood, Madame?": Empire, Redemption, and the “Tradition of the Oppressed” in a Brazilian World Heritage Site

Spectacles of Sexuality: Televisionary Activism in Nicaragua