Economic Integration and the Construction of the Efficient Peasant



The Mexican constitution of 1917 established that rights of ownership of land belong to the nation, and that the nation has the right to impose restrictions on private property in cases assessed to be in the interest of the public. The state emerging from the Revolution (1910–21) was established constitutionally in the form of a presidential regime. Accordingly, the executive power became responsible for distributing and redistributing land (Gordillo, De Janvry and Sadoulet, 1997).


Social Property Economic Integration Client Group Basic Crop Structural Adjustment Policy 
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