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Title Neoliberalism and commodity production in Mexico / Thomas Weaver, James B. Greenberg, William L. Alexander, Anne Browning-Aiken
Published Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 354 pages)
Contents Preface -- The neoliberal transformation of Mexico / James B. Greenberg, Thomas Weaver, Anne Browning-Aiken, and William L. Alexander -- Theorizing neoliberalism / James B. Greenberg, Thomas Weaver, Anne Browning-Aiken, and William L. Alexander -- Neoliberalism and the transnational activity of the state : offshore control in the US-Mexico mango and Persian lime industry / Robert R. Alvarez -- Tracing the trail of table grapes : the effects of neoliberal policies in Sonora, Mexico / Rebecca H. Carter and William L. Alexander -- Maize and indigenous communities of Oaxaca : two victims of neoliberalism -- Alvaro Gonzølez Ros disjuncture between economic policy and sustainable use of natural resources : water case studies in Sonora, Mexico / Anne Browning-Aiken -- Privately unsustainable : ecological resiliency and watershed resources in an arid-land Ejido / Robert M. Emanuel -- Policies of conservation and sustainable development : fishing communities in the Gulf of California, Mexico / Marcela Vøsquez-Leøn -- Neoliberalism and the social relations of forestry production in Chihuahua / Thomas Weaver -- The impact of world bank policies on indigenous communities / Salomøn Nahmad -- The impact of neoliberal policies on rural producers in Oaxaca, Mexico / James B. Greenberg -- Neoliberal capital and the mobility approach in anthropology / James B. Greenberg and Josiah McC. Heyman -- Coffee, neoliberalism, and social policy in Oaxaca / Paola Ma. Sesia -- Up the mode in the period of post-neoliberalism / Thomas Weaver -- Conclusion: structural adjustment, structural violence / James B. Greenberg, Thomas Weaver, Anne Browning-Aiken, and William L. Alexander -- List of contributors -- Index
Summary Neoliberalism and Commodity Production in Mexico details the impact of neoliberal practice on the production and exchange of basic resources in working-class communities in Mexico. Using anthropological investigations and a market-driven approach, contributors explain how uneven policies have undermined constitutional protections and working-class interests since the Mexican Revolution of 1910. Detailed ethnographic fieldwork shows how foreign investment, privatization, deregulation, and elimination of welfare benefits have devastated national industries and natural resources and threatened
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Commercial products -- Mexico.
Neoliberalism -- Mexico.
Working class -- Social conditions -- History.
Mexico -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
Mexico -- Foreign economic relations.
Mexico -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Alexander, William L., 1963- editor, author
Browning-Aiken, Anne, editor, author
Greenberg, James B., editor, author
Weaver, Thomas, 1929- editor, author
ISBN 145711741X
1607321726 (electronic bk.)
9781607321729 (electronic bk.)