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This act entails considerable stress—one must pay to look good, determine what would look good, and so forth—but also considerable joy: the joy of asserting one’s upward mobility, one’s status, and one’s respectability and of having these qualities recognized by others. As one of my interviewees explained, “I dress up because I may bump into someone I know. . Seeing fashion live is diﬀerent from the TV. ” She went on to explain how much she loves to people-watch and to see how people dress at the mall, fully aware that while she was engaged in people-watching, she too was being put on display for others to see.
In this way, as Sharon Zukin (2004b) tells us, the act of “dressing up” is best seen as part of consumers’ self-disciplining in order to appropri- Ideologies of Consumption 37 ately participate in the not-so-public space of mass consumption. This act entails considerable stress—one must pay to look good, determine what would look good, and so forth—but also considerable joy: the joy of asserting one’s upward mobility, one’s status, and one’s respectability and of having these qualities recognized by others.
Students protested the administration’s tuition hikes, which would exacerbate existing inequalities, challenging the governor’s position that public education was not a right but a mere “privilege” and that dissenting students were “selﬁsh, privileged and disorderly, irresponsible and socialists” (Brusi-Gil de Lamadrid et al. 2010). Their banners at Plaza las Américas rejected the government’s authoritarian position and called for “diálogo, negociación, conocimiento, educación, libertad, trans- 44 Ideologies of Consumption parencia, democracia y participación” (dialogue, negotiation, knowledge, education, liberty, transparency, democracy, and participation).