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By Charles Piot
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... village health insurance rural economics NGO ...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 15 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397571-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9757-1
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... to other clinics in the sub-region. village health insurance rural economics NGO ...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... for lagging enrollment in the early years of its creation. A long-term hope is that this system will travel to other clinics in the sub-region. village health insurance rural economics NGO Each year, teenagers flee the villages of northern Togo for Benin and Nigeria to farm (boys) and work...
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...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-117
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... was directed primarily to Argentina and, by the 1980s, mainly to the capital city Buenos Aires. The United States also received a growing immigrant influx in the 1970s and 1980s, especially from rural Cochabamba and urban Santa Cruz. Brazil, and São Paulo in particular, began to attract immigrants in the 1980s...
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: 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: 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...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
..., economic, and political transformation seemed imminent. But Latin America’s century of revolution was also one of counterrevolution. Llamojha was routinely jailed, harassed, and tortured by police. Just as crucially, Llamojha suffered the painful realities of local authoritarianism. The twentieth century...
Published: 07 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375029-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7502-9
... Using the analytical tool of counter-topography (as developed by Cindi Katz), the chapter describes the interconnected processes through which Kichwa and Tsáchila women (whose names in their own language are introduced) are positioned as race-gendered, rural, low-income subjects in Ecuador’s...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... economic development in the country. The unbalanced western orientation of the country, he held, resulted from the influence of foreign imperialism and the highland mining interests with their narrowly external outlook. The history of agrarian Bolivia has been analyzed and narrated almost entirely...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... War II 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...
Published: 07 April 2015
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...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-119
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Argentina, while colonies of Mennonite settlers also became significant domestic soybean producers. Sales notices in the local papers reflected the growing demand and rising prices for property. Despite other political and economic changes in the country after 2006, the neoliberal dynamic in lowland...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... import quotas. In the following informal address, from November 1985, given several months after the government decree (21060) that offcially launched the neoliberal regime in Bolivia, Sánchez de Lozada laid out the government’s rationale for what it called the New Economic Policy. It is notable...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388944-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8894-4
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... conceived of this epochal struggle as a pachakuti —an upheaval of time and space, a transformation of the political and natural world. In this period, Evo Morales and the Mallku maintained a perennial tug-of-war for leadership within the social movements. In January 2001, after powerful waves of rural...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-135
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... For the urban communities of relatively recent origin faced with the economically precarious conditions in El Alto, neighborhood councils (juntas de vecinos) play a key role in everyday forms of collective social organization. Each has its distinctive character, given the origins of its migrant...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
..., and communities facing displacement 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...