Vigilantes, gangsters, and alcohol: clashing citizenship regimes in postwar Guatemala

@article{Sharp2015VigilantesGA,
  title={Vigilantes, gangsters, and alcohol: clashing citizenship regimes in postwar Guatemala},
  author={Ellen Sharp},
  journal={Citizenship Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={19},
  pages={200 - 213}
}
In this volatile moment in Latin America, when relations between the state and citizens are in flux, people at the margins of society draw on various notions of citizenship in social conflicts over proper behavior and the common good. I examine an intergenerational conflict over the legality of alcohol in an indigenous village in Guatemala to show how its protagonists creatively recombine different aspects of the various citizenship regimes that they have encountered. Elders have formed… Expand
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