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Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373063-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7306-3
... The chapter depicts the work and life of técnicos and their employees and families—many of them ejidatarios (members of ejidos)—on the Nazas River Dam construction site from 1936 to 1946. It begins with the trials and tribulations of técnicos doing the preliminary reconnaissance work in hot...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373063-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7306-3
... The chapter examines the postwar and post-dam transformation of the Laguna’s water regime, characterized by a sharp, rightward sociopolitical turn in Mexico; severe drought; and profligate use of chemical pesticides and groundwater pumps in the late 1940s and 1950s. As a case study, it focuses...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005322
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0532-2
Published: 16 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378280-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7828-0
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... and resettlement—view the issue of dam development and attempt to shape policy outcomes. Government policy and rhetoric emphasize the need to develop alternative energy sources to decrease reliance on fossil fuels amid continued economic growth requiring a greater energy supply. However, hydropower development...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373063-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7306-3
... The chapter tells the story of the controversial postrevolutionary revival of the Nazas River Dam project, the burgeoning growth of motorized groundwater pumping, and how both played an important role in the region’s tumultuous sociopolitical transformation of the 1920s and 1930s. It describes...
Published: 15 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375968-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7596-8
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-111
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
Book Chapter

By Nikhil Anand
Published: 17 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... scarcity rural-urban rivers dams ...
Book Chapter

By Mikael D. Wolfe
... Nazas River Dam Groundwater pumping Agrarian reform ...
Book Chapter

By Mikael D. Wolfe
... Nazas River Dam Groundwater pumping Agrarian reform ...
Book Chapter

By Mikael D. Wolfe
... Técnicos Ejidatarios Palmito Dam site National Irrigation Commission ...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... hydropower dams displacement Nu River moral economy property rights ...
Book Chapter

By Jacob Blanc
Published: 15 November 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0532-2
Published: 15 November 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0532-2
Book Chapter

By Jacob Blanc
Published: 15 November 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0532-2
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005322-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0532-2