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Author Day, Sophie.

Title In Default : Peasants, the Debt Crisis, and the Agricultural Challenge in Mexico
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (287 pages)
Series Latin American perspectives series ; no. 12
Latin American perspectives series ; no. 12
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; The Winds of Change; Peasants, Proletarians, and the State; The Research Contract; Notes; 2 Codifying Marginality: Agricultural Policy and the Peasantry; The Ejido: The Base of the Pyramid; The ""Mexican Miracle"": A Dual-Track Strategy; Internationalization of the Economy and Emergence of the Agricultural Crisis; Self-Sufficiency and Social Justice; Petrolization and Global Planning; Agriculture Under Austerity: Opening Up the Ejido; Repealing Marginality?; Notes
3 Tradition and Change in CampecheThe Place of the Snake and the Tick; Boom and Bust: From Dyewood to Petroleum; Town and Country; The Debt Crisis in Campeche; Notes; 4 The Milpa Meets the Machine; Making Milpa: The Problem or the Solution?; Agriculture Before State Intervention; The Institutional Web; Notes; 5 The Industry of Disasters; Frontier Colonization Along the Candelaria; Small Irrigation Projects in the Camino Real and Los Chenes; The Valley of Edzn√° Agricultural and Resettlement Zone; The Record of State Intervention; Notes; 6 In Default: Campesinos and the Debt Crisis
The Causes and Consequences of the CrisesCoping with the Debt Crisis; Notes; 7 A Way Out; Campesinos, the Crises, and the State; The Bottom Line of the Industry of Disasters: Benefits and Costs; The Debt Crisis in the Countryside: Winners and Losers; Strategies for Survival; Depeasantization and Repeasantization; The Future of Peasant Agriculture; Bibliography; List of Acronyms; Glossary; Index
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Subject Agriculture and state -- Mexico -- Campeche (State)
Agriculture and state -- Mexico.
Debts, External -- Mexico.
Peasants -- Mexico -- Campeche (State)
Peasants -- Mexico.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429695446