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Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379751-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7975-1
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Paz Estenssoro. Among other things, this meant closely following the prescriptions of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, which were deeply invested in Bolivia and concerned about its inability to make a full transition from “stabilization to sustained growth.” In the following...
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By Christopher R. Boyer
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... avocados deforestation Luis Echeverría para-governmental corporations ( paraestatales ) World Bank ...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... Mayan cosmology glyph reading astronomy hydroelectric dams World Bank postwar resettlement tourism Río Negro massacre sacrifice Quiriguá electrical and other resistance Permanent People’s Tribunal World Social Forum archaeology Oxlajuj B’aqtu corporate partnerships reparations ...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... official policies favoring deforestation. In Michoacán, where avocado plantations began to replace forests, rural people mobilized and undermined state forestry. In Chihuahua, neoliberalism did so, though not before the World Bank proposed one final mega-project in the Sierra Tarahumara. By the 1990s...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
.... Healers are also increasingly relying on clinic diagnostics (bloodwork to determine whether patients have diabetes or tension meters to see whether they have high blood pressure) before administering treatment with local medicines. Such collaborative potential is also endorsed by the World Bank...
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By Nikhil Anand
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... This chapter focuses on the difficulties of measuring leakage in water infrastructures. With leakage reduction essential to transforming water infrastructures from intermittent to 24/7 water systems, World Bank consultants in Mumbai worked hard to apprehend and arrest water leakage in the city...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... Bank ( Banco Ejidal )—favored a transition to pine-resin tapping in Parangaricutiro and the entire Meseta Tarasca, and it eventually became a mainstay of village production in much of the state. Bosques de Chihuahua pine tapping Paricutín volcano PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) World...
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By Kareem Rabie
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Book Chapter

By Kareem Rabie
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7