Tepoztlan and the Transformation of the Mexican State: The Politics of Loose Connections

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During the 1980s and '90s , Mexico weathered an economic crisis, witnessed electoral upheaval, and saw the dismantling of state subsidies to farmers and the privatization of nationally owned industries. This book considers how popular movements found fresh footing in this new political-economic landscape as villagers in Tepoztl???n fought to keep communal lands out of the hands of outsiders, the state, and--increasingly--global capitalists. Examining social movement politics from the margins rather than the center, JoAnn ...

Tepoztlán and the Transformation of the Mexican State: The Politics of Loose Connections 2005, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816524433

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