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By James A. Joseph
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... environmental ethics moral theories economic development land conservation water management ...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... and economic development, the tension between oil drillers and fishermen and coal miners and park enthusiasts were just a few of the issues requiring both good policy analysis and transcendent moral principles. environmental ethics moral theories economic development land conservation water...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... Post-revolutionary governments promoted policies land reform, economic nationalism, and eventually an agenda of social justice. This political cycle culminated with the 1934–40 presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas, who advocated conservation, social mobilization, education, and agrarian reform in which...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... between oil drillers and fishermen and coal miners and park enthusiasts were just a few of the issues requiring both good policy analysis and transcendent moral principles. environmental ethics moral theories economic development land conservation water management The 1980s were more than...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... an agenda of social justice. This political cycle culminated with the 1934–40 presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas, who advocated conservation, social mobilization, education, and agrarian reform in which thousands of peasant communities received land grants known as ejidos . Since forests were included...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373063-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7306-3
.... It then describes the longer-term historical ecology of the Laguna since the colonial period; how land tenure and water rights fit into and affected that ecology through irrigated cotton growing; and the emergence of agrarian reform as a broad process of social, legal, environmental, and technological change during...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-057
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In the midst of the 1899 civil war between Conservatives and Liberals, the latter mobilized Aymara communities across the altiplano to fight against the troops of President Severo Fernández Alonso (1896–99). The following letter, from the indigenous military commander Pablo Zárate Willka...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-125
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., that the crisis in governance and the surge in political power of radical indigenous, labor, and nationalist forces in the highlands and valleys did not bode well for the interests of Santa Cruz, a region with a long history of conservative politics, antagonism toward central government in La Paz, and tensions...
... on the Nazas River—a project President Díaz already supported. It then describes the longer-term historical ecology of the Laguna since the colonial period; how land tenure and water rights fit into and affected that ecology through irrigated cotton growing; and the emergence of agrarian reform as a broad...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... conditions. Forests emerged as important sites of social contention after the revolution, as land reform and economic nationalism began to deliver the woods to rural communities. Land reform sparked a strong agrarian movement in Michoacán and a nascent labor movement in Chihuahua, both of which echoed...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... at the leading edge of this process, particularly in the nation’s north. The Díaz government’s political liberalism promoted the rapid expansion of commercial logging that led to the massive dispossession of village land, including the forests claimed by indigenous peoples. In Michoacán, timber barons...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388067-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8806-7
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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 ...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 24 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393078-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9307-8
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 24 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393078-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9307-8
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... elsewhere in the world, Mexico was unique because the 1910–1917 revolution produced a land reform process that eventually delivered 60 percent of the nation’s woodlands to the predominantly indigenous people, whose attitude toward the woodlands often diverged from that of professional foresters. As a result...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the terminology “Christians” and “savages” to describe the two sides in the conflict, the old conquest framework persisted on the frontier of the new nation. The government of the caudillo strongman General Mariano Melgarejo (1864–71) was the first to expropriate indigenous community lands on a massive...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-141
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... framework that cedes state control over resources and public duties; recognized a constitutional right to promote, sell, and market coca; and imposed a maximum limit on landholding and a ban on the ownership of any land that does not “fulfill a socioeconomic function.” Yet other articles reflect...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...Revolutionary Currents The network of caciques-apoderados (cacique legal representatives) sought to defend the lands of Indian communities threatened by the expansion of haciendas after the liberal agrarian legislation of 1866 and 1874 (see part V). This network emerged in five of the nine...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... thirty-four days in 1990. The motivations behind the march emerged especially in the department of Beni, as a reaction against the appropriation of ancestral indigenous lands by logging companies, and to the south of Moxos province, as a reaction against encroachment by illicit coca growers. The march...