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Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
...The Making of Revolutionary Forestry During the presidential administration of Porfirio Díaz (1876–80; 1884–1911), Mexican forests became fully commodified, that is, converted from “natural landscapes” into commodities that could be bought, transformed into lumber. Railroads and mining...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... peasants into producers’ cooperatives monitored by forestry experts. Although these cooperatives sometimes fell prey to cronyism and corruption, they nevertheless flourished in Michoacán, where they became embedded in local production practices. Land reform and cooperatives functioned less well...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... The Tlatelolco massacre of 1968 touched off a decade of unrest throughout Mexico, including the forestlands. Beginning with president Luis Echeverría (1970–1976), political leaders promoted community forestry, that is, local management of small-scale timber production. Para-governmental...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398455-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9845-5
Series: Radical perspectives:
Published: 16 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376569-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7656-9
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Published: 16 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376569-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7656-9
Series: Radical perspectives:
Published: 16 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376569-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7656-9
Series: Radical perspectives:
Published: 16 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376569-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7656-9
Series: Radical perspectives:
Published: 16 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376569-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7656-9
Published: 29 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385851-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8585-1
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 08 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390350-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9035-0
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By Christopher R. Boyer
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... cooperatives cardenismo ejidos Lázaro Cárdenas revolutionary forestry ...
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By Christopher R. Boyer
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... Meseta Purépecha political landscapes scientific forestry Sierra Tarahumara ...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... Neoliberalism spelled an end for state forestry and the post–World War II edifice of state-led development and highly intrusive resource management regimes. By the 2010s, Mexico’s overall rate of deforestation, which had once been the fifth highest in the world, had slowed considerably. Some...
Book Chapter

By Christopher R. Boyer
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... 1926 forestry code land reform Madera Company Mexican revolution Miguel Angel de Quevedo ...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... the community-based forestry. Village forestry (including producers cooperatives) were undermined by new policies such as forest concessions granted to timber companies, logging bans ( vedas ), and joint venture agreements ( contratos de asociación en participación ) between villagers and timber interests...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... Scientific forestry, the practice of managing woods to achieve the maximum sustained yield of timber for commercial practices, emerged as a central issue of contention between the Mexican government and rural populations during the twentieth century. Although scientific forestry was implemented...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... Notwithstanding the increasing industrialization of the timber sector, some efforts persisted to use small-scale, community forestry as a means to develop the economy of rural Mexico. In Chihuahua, the National Indigenist Institute ( Instituto Nacional Indigenista , or INI) established a project...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... World War II coincided with a political shift away from the socially progressive policies of the Cárdenas era. The war justified loosening existing conservationist regulations, and subsequent policies favored industrialization and private enterprise over the community-based forestry. Village...