Land Privatization in Mexico: Urbanization, Formation of by Maria Teresa Vázquez-Castillo

By Maria Teresa Vázquez-Castillo

This publication analyzes [ejido] land as house of urbanization and site of monetary actions and capital and land privatization as a redistributive strategy with neighborhood, city, nearby and worldwide outcomes.

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38 Thus, Carranza’s 1913 Plan de Guadalupe omitted any reference to land reform, nor did he redistribute or affect in any way the haciendas. His only “radical” measure was to increase taxes for foreign enterprises in the region under his control in order to generate revenues to support his military bases during the Revolution. E. Sharpe, 1996), 21–34. In 1915, as he witnessed a weakening of his bases and the increasing support for Zapata and Villa’s movements, Carranza modified his agrarian policy on paper by including the possibility of land expropriation and its further redistribution.

By using their administrative or political positions, both groups illegally appropriated Indian lands. Origins and Transformation of Article 27 in Mexico 23 Later, the Crown would legalize the ownership of those lands through a process called composiciones, which gave legal status of those lands and their property in exchange for payment to the Crown. 5 By the beginning of 1810, just before the Independence Revolution, approximately 52 percent of total national land was considered baldíos or vacant lands.

This ejido was a clear example of the interaction and mutual transformation in the ejido-city-region relation. Although this ejido was close to Juchitán City, no further change was observed. However, urbanization maintained a steady pace. 3 17 Three Ejidos in Three Different Regions (Overview) San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora La Poza, Guerrero Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca Region Northwest Centralwest Southwest Geography Border Coastal Isthmian Regional Economic Base Maquiladora Tourism Oil, Agriculture PROCEDE Privatized its lands Refused to participate in the program Program started without consent of the ejido Land Privatization Illegal sale for housing Illegal sale for housing Illegal sale for housing Expropriation for housing and manufacturing Expropriation for tourism 1.

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