Organizations towards life: Mutual relations among peddlers in San José from the popular economy perspective

Starting from the concept of popular economics, this work aims to bring the reader into the daily life of San José peddlers. Sharing with them experiences in their work spaces and by a review of its historical memory, it is concluded that street vending is not only an alternative to exclusive condit...

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Main Author: Solís, Nancy
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/antropologia/article/view/17703
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/13320
Summary: Starting from the concept of popular economics, this work aims to bring the reader into the daily life of San José peddlers. Sharing with them experiences in their work spaces and by a review of its historical memory, it is concluded that street vending is not only an alternative to exclusive conditions of formal economy. It is more an inherited practice, which is enjoyed most of the times and remains on the chaotically - organized San José streets, despite the harsh circumstances