Postcolonial sites and markets: Indigenous organizations in Chiapas, Mexico

Gabriela Vargas-Cetina


Vargas-Cetina discusses different forms of misrecognition regarding indigenous people in Chiapas. Indigenous organizations have to adjust their everyday operations to those perceptions from which indigenous people are 'others' who live in a realm different from non-indigenous everyday life. She calls attention to the ways in which misrecognition affects the markets and the long-term viability of indigenous organizations in Chiapas.

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