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In Default
Peasants, The Debt Crisis, And The Agricultural Challenge In Mexico





ISBN 9780367161316
Published December 17, 2020 by Routledge
286 Pages

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This book examines the effects of austerity on Mexican peasants who had been enmeshed in a national agricultural crisis since the late 1960s. It traces the evolution of Mexican agrarian policy and its cumulative impact on the peasantry.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Codifying Marginality: Agricultural Policy and the Peasantry 3. Tradition and Change in Campeche 4. The Milpa Meets the Machine 5. The Industry of Disasters 6. In Default: Campesinos and the Debt Crisis 7. A Way Out

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