This book scrutinizes the series of food riots in Argentina in December 2001.
Javier Auyero is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. He was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 2001 and a Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship in 2005. He is the author of Poor People's Politics and Contentious Lives and has published articles in Theory and Society, Ethnography, Mobilization, Latin American Research Review, and the Journal of Latin American Studies, among others. He is the current editor of Qualitative Sociology.
Winner of American Sociological Association Best Book Award in the Political Sociology Section 2008.