Publications

Books

“Rubbish belongs to the poor”: Hygienic Enclosure and the Waste Commons. 2022. Pluto Press (available to order above and here)

Taking Form, Making Worlds: Cartonera Publishers in Latin America (with Lucy Bell and Alex Flynn). 2022. Texas University Press (available to pre-order above and here)

Journal Articles

Cambridge, Carnaval, and the ‘Actually Existing Circularity’ of Plastics. O’Hare, P., 27 May 2021, In: Worldwide Waste: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. 4, 1, p1-12 13p

The Bag and Beyond: Social Science and the Social Life of Plastic (Introduction to Special Collection). Steger, B., P. O’Hare & T.S. Perez., 4 May 2021, In: Worldwide Waste: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. 4, 1, p.1-8 9p

‘We looked after people better when we were informal’: the ‘quasi-formalisation’ of Montevideo’s waste-pickers. O’Hare, P., 21 Jan 2020, In: Bulletin of Latin American Research. 39, 1, p. 53-68 16 p.

Creating waste and resisting recovery: contested practices and metaphors in post-neoliberal Argentina? O’Hare, P., 30 Jul 2020, In: Ethnos. Latest Articles, 21 p.

Waste and its disguises: technologies of (un)knowing. Alexander, C. & O’Hare, P., 30 Jul 2020, In: Ethnos. Latest Articles, 25 p.

Cultural responses to the war on drugs: writing, occupying, and ‘public-ing’ in the Mexican City. O’Hare, P. & Bell, L., 14 May 2020, In: City & Society. 32, 1, p. 203-227 25 p.

From cartonera publishing practices to trans-formal methods for qualitiative research. Bell, L., Flynn, A. & O’Hare, P., 6 May 2020, In: Qualitative Research. Online First

Latin American politics underground: networks, rhizomes and resistance in cartonera publishing. Bell, L. & O’Hare, P., 1 Jan 2020, In: International Journal of Cultural Studies. 23, 1, p. 20-41

‘The landfill has always borne fruit’: precarity, formalisation and dispossession among Uruguay’s waste pickers. O’Hare, P., 5 Mar 2019, In: Dialectical Anthropology. 43, 1, p. 31-44 14 p.

Encyclopedia Entries

Waste. O’Hare, P., 14 Aug 2019, Cambridge Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Cambridge

Book Chapters

Alternative Economies. O’Hare, P. 13 May 2022, A Handbook of Economic Anthropology. Carrier, J (ed). 3 ed. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p487-499 12p.

Landfill life and the many lives of landfills. O’Hare, P., 28 Dec 2021, The Routledge Handbook of Waste Studies. Josh, L. & Gille, Z. (eds.). 1 ed. New York : Routledge, p. 55-67 13 p. (Routledge Environment and Sustainability Handbooks).

Countering Dispossession through Cooperativisation? Waste-picker ethnography, activism and the state in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Montevideo (Uruguay). O’Hare, P. & Sorroche, S., 2019, Research, Political Engagement and Dispossession: Indigenous, Peasant and Urban Poor Activisms in the Americas and Asia. Kapoor, D. & Jordan, S. (eds.). London: Zed Books, p. 171-189 18 p.

Mobilizing Concealment and Spectacle Among Uruguay’s Waste-Pickers. O’Hare, P., 2018, Global Perspectives on Workers’ and Labour Organizations. Atzeni, M. (ed.). Springer, p. 43-62 19 p. (Work, Organization, and Employment).

The Uruguayan Recyclers’ Union: Clasificadores, Circulation, and the Challenge of Mobile Labor Organization. O’Hare, P., 2017, Urban Revolt: State Power and the Rise of People’s Movements in the Global South. Ngwane, T., Sinwell, L. & Ness, I. (eds.). Chicago: Haymarket Books, p. 109-133 24 p.

Book Reviews

Sanabria, Harry. The anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean (second edition). xx, 395 pp., maps, figs, tables, illus., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2019. £79.99 (paper). 2021, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (JRAI), 27, 4, p.119-120, 2p.

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