1st Edition

Farewell To The Peasantry?
Political Class Formation In Rural Mexico

ISBN 9780367157081
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

Farewell to the Peasantry? questions class-reductionist assumptions in certain Marxist and populist approaches to political movements in twentieth-century rural Mexico, highlighting the interpretation of the process of political class formation.

Table of Contents

1. Political Class Formation in Rural Mexico 2. The Mexican Debate and Beyond: Class, State, and Culture 3. Agrarian Reform: Capitalism, the State, and Neoliberalism 4. Agrarian Transformations: Crisis and Social Differentiation 5. La Laguna: From Agricultural Workers to Semiproletariat 6. Atencingo: Peasant-Entrepreneurs and Social Differentiation 7. El Yaqui Valley: Toward Self-Managed, Democratic Production 8. Conclusion: Farewell to the Peasantry?

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