Informality and policy in the making: four flavours to explain the essence of informality


This short piece represents an attempt to classify
informal practices with the simple goal of testing their
applicability to different contexts and situations.
Although more "informalities" can be “discovered”, as a
starting point, the four ‘flavours’ proposed in this
editorial can point at the main directions informality
studies have developed and provide ‘food' for some initial

Keywords: informality; governance; infrapolitics


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