Economic change and rural resistance in southern Bolivia, 1880-1930 by Erick Detlef Langer

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  • Economic development -- Social aspects -- Case studies.,
  • Chuquisaca (Bolivia : Dept.) -- Economic conditions.,
  • Chuquisaca (Bolivia : Dept.) -- Rural conditions.,
  • Chuquisaca (Bolivia : Dept.) -- Social conditions.

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StatementErick D. Langer.
LC ClassificationsHC183.C48 L36 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
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Open LibraryOL2053232M
ISBN 100804714916
LC Control Number88031117

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This is a micro-study of agrarian elites in relation to agrarian reform () and rural modernization () in two provinces in the south of the Department of Chuquisaca, Bolivia.

The social power of the local land owner class before and after agrarian reform and modernization is examined, and the emergence of new elites or "caciques" who have risen to power through the influx of. Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces.

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Marsh, Margaret Alexander (). The Bankers in Bolivia. Bolivia’s lack of clean water and basic sanitation, especially in rural areas, contributes to health problems. Between 7% and 16% of Bolivia’s population lives abroad (estimates vary in part because of illegal migration).

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Although only one-third of Bolivia’s territory lies in the Andes Mountains, most of the nation’s largest cities are located there, and for centuries the highlands have attracted the nation’s largest amount of mining, commercial, and business investment.

Expectations for change in Bolivia’s economic and political model were enormous inwhen the first indigenous president, Evo Morales, took office. The country was booming. Many hoped the bonanza of foreign revenue would allow Bolivia to overcome low economic growth and poverty, thus ceasing to be the poorest country in South America.

the urban population decreased, and Bolivia had to import food. High inflation, primarily caused by social spending, also hurt the economy. The value of the peso, Bolivia's former currency, fell from 60 to 12, to the United States dollar between andaffecting primarily the urban middle class, which began to support the opposition.

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Bolivia is a country rich in cultural diversity and natural resources, whose political and economic development have been stymied by chronic instability, extreme poverty, pervasive corruption, a nd deep ethnic and regional cleavages. 4 InBolivia won its independence from Spain, but then experienced frequent.

Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages. Bolivia rural population for was 3, a % increase from Bolivia rural population for was 3, a % increase from Bolivia rural population for was 3, a % increase from Going through a vicious economic and political crisis, Bolivia's military weakness was demonstrated during the War of the Pacific (–83), when it lost its Pacific seacoast and the adjoining nitrate rich fields to Chile.

An increase in the world price of silver brought Bolivia a measure of relative prosperity and political stability in the. Economic change and rural resistance in southern Bolivia, Stanford University Press.

ISBN padilla. ^ "Klimadaten" (in German). 3 The much smaller rural population of Santa Cruz, however, formed groups opposing the calls for departmental autonomy, with some calling for a separate department encompassing Santa Cruz’s rural, gas-producing hinterland.

* Adapted from Impasse in Bolivia: Neoliberal Hegemony and Popular Resistance, by Benjamin Kohl and Linda Farthing, London: Zed Books Source: Calculations made by Marcelo Cardona at INESAD based on the data from the National Population and Housing Census in Bolivia.

In contrast, the municipality with the highest poverty rate of all, Carangas with a poverty rate of %, has only poor people – less than half a percent of the number found in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

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However, the Gran Chaco, a million km 2 ecological zone shared among Bolivia, Argentina and Paraguay is an exception to this success story. In this region, reports of rapid reinfestation after spray campaigns, emergence of insecticide resistance and sylvatic T. infestans populations challenge the strategy of the SCI, –.

We conducted. Bret Gustafson, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis, received a PhD in Social Anthropology at Harvard in Since he has lived and done research on indigenous politics in Bolivia. His book, New Languages of the State: Indigenous Resurgence and the Politics of Knowledge in Bolivia (Duke, ) examined indigenous language schooling and education reform.

Massive urbanization on a scale sufficient to change the face of society was a postrevolution phenomenon. From the s onward, cities grew disproportionately faster than rural Bolivia.

From tothe three fastest-growing cities increased at a rate of percent annually; the fastest, Santa Cruz, at percent.

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