Agrarian structure and political power in Mexico by Roger Bartra

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .

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  • Mexico.


  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Mexico,
  • Peasantry -- Mexico,
  • Land reform -- Mexico

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StatementRoger Bartra ; translated by Stephen K. Ault.
LC ClassificationsHD1792 .B387 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 221 p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1709893M
ISBN 100801843987
LC Control Number92011605

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The internal peace and political stability that made the period between the late s and the early s so productive left many Mexicans--particularly the campesinos--marginal to the benefits of the economy. During this period of economic growth, agrarian reform, the. de Mexico in Mexico City, has published two works relevant to the subject of this article: Las redes imaginarias delpoder politico () and Lajaula de la melancoli'a ().

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The term Agrarian Structure denotes all of the existing and lasting production and living conditions found in a rural region.

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the important changes that have occurred in the agrarian structure since independence. The question of the agrarian social structure is central to any discussion of economic and social development in India today. The study of agrarian change is of fundamental importance whether one is analysing political change or the agricultural.

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As oil-rich Mexico faces the s, conflicts between agrarian populism and capitalist industrialization call for resolution. The internal peace and political stability that made the period between the late s and the early s so productive left many Mexicans—particularly the campesinos—marginal to the benefits of the economy.

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Agrarian structure involves the social, economic and technical elements that affect production in the agricultural sector. These factors are used to measure the productivity level of farmers, the distribution of their income and the social position of the rural. This work provides a survey and analysis of Mexico's agrarian reform, covering topics such as the agricultural provisions of NAFTA.

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Latin American governments spurned it, and the U.S. Government ignored or disapproved of it. In the two countries where it had taken place, Mexico and Bolivia, it was the product of violent revolution. The Politics of Mexico take place in a framework of a federal presidential representative democratic republic whose government is based on a congressional system, whereby the President of Mexico is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party federal government represents the United Mexican States and is divided into three branches: executive, legislative and.

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(Author/RY) Descriptors: Dropouts, Government (Administrative Body), Industrial Structure, Land Use, Political Power, Rural Development, Socioeconomic Influences. Many countries, including Mexico, have taken steps toward agrarian reform. By returning power to the peasants, the nations are attempting to reconcile a system gone wrong.

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