Harvey, Penny and Knox, Hannah. 2015. Roads: An Anthropology of Infrastructure and Expertise. Ithaca: Cornell University Press
We start our reading group with Harvey’s and Knox’ new book on road construction in South America.
Description from Cornell University Press:
Roads matter to people. This claim is central to the work of Penny Harvey and Hannah Knox, who in this book use the example of highway building in South America to explore what large public infrastructural projects can tell us about contemporary state formation, social relations, and emerging political economies.