Consumption, Informal Markets, and the Underground Economy

Hispanic Consumption in South Texas

  • Michael J. Pisani

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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    Pages 1-19
  3. Michael J. Pisani
    Pages 20-35
  4. Michael J. Pisani
    Pages 36-75
  5. Michael J. Pisani
    Pages 76-100
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    Pages 101-107
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 108-182

About this book


Using original qualitative ethnographic field interviews and quantitative field survey results, Consumption, Informal Markets, and the Underground Economy explores the rationale for and model of 'off the books' consumption in a borderlands environment.


economy environment modeling

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael J. Pisani
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Michigan UniversityUS

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Business & Management Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46520-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33312-4
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