Basta!: Land and the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas

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Food First Books, 2005 - History - 281 pages
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Review: Basta!: Land And The Zapatista Rebellion In Chiapas

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Collier has provided a thorough explanation for the Zapatista Uprising and the role of neoliberalism in the current socio-economic strife in Chiapas. My only quibble is he does not fully document the ... Read full review

Review: Basta!: Land And The Zapatista Rebellion In Chiapas

User Review  - Goodreads

Collier has provided a thorough explanation for the Zapatista Uprising and the role of neoliberalism in the current socio-economic strife in Chiapas. My only quibble is he does not fully document the ... Read full review

Contents

CHIAPAS AND MEXICO
13
THE LEGACY OF CONQUEST
16
EXPORT ENCLAVES AND NATIONAL CONSOLIDATION
21
MEXICOS REVOLUTION
26
AGRARIAN REFORM
29
EASTERN CHIAPAS LAND
35
AGRARIAN REFORM AND CONFLICT
43
EASTERN CHIAPAS THE BUILDING OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
51
TRADITION VERSUS LITERACY AND LAW
133
DIVIDED SOLIDARITY
137
TRANSITIONS
145
LESSONS FROM THE PAST
149
THE NEW INDIGENOUS MOVEMENT
157
THE NEW ZAPATISMO
159
THE DOUBLEEDGED SWORD OF NEOLIBERALISM
165
MILITARIZATION AND CONTAINMENT
168

PROTESTANT EVANGELIZATION
53
CATHOLIC RESPONSES
59
PEASANT ORGANIZATIONS
64
CHALLENGES TO THE GOVERNMENT
68
DISILLUSIONMENT AND DISAGREEMENT
76
THE GROWTH OF THE GUERRILLA MOVEMENT
81
OIL AND THE CRISIS IN MEXICAN AGRICULTURE
89
CRISIS IN AGRICULTURE
91
ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN CHIAPAS
94
RESTRUCTURING PEASANT AGRICULTURE
99
THE TOLL OF RESTRUCTURING ON LIVES AND COMMUNITIES
105
LAND AND THE CHANGING ECONOMY
108
GENDER AND GENERATION GAPS
111
THE WIDENING GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR
114
LEADERS WHO NO LONGER NEED FOLLOWERS
117
EXCLUSION THE NEW POLITICS
123
NEW LAW NEW POLITICS
124
CONTROL OF MONEY
128
LEGAL CONCESSIONS AND COOPTATION
175
CHIAPAS AT AN IMPASSE
179
CONNECTING THE LOCAL TO THE NATIONAL AND THE GLOBAL
181
ANTIMONIES OF SOLIDARITY
183
NEOLIBERALISM AND ANTINEOLIBERALISM
185
LAUNCHING THE GLOBAL ANTINEOLIBERAL CAUSE
188
NETWORKING FOR AUTONOMY IN CHIAPAS
192
AGROECOLOGY AND RESISTANCE
195
THE MUT VITZ ORGANIC COFFEE COOPERATIVE
198
THE SOCIAL INEQUITIES OF AGRICULTURAL FREE TRADE
204
CHALLENGES FOR GLOBAL RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS
208
NOTES
215
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE TO THE REVISED EDITION
237
REFERENCES
241
INDEX
267
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
279
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About the author (2005)

George A. Collier is Professor of Anthropology Emeritus at Stanford University, where he has also served as Chair of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Latin America Studies.

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