The Poverty of Revolution: The State and the Urban Poor in Mexico

Hardcover

Price:
$137.50 / £108.00
ISBN:
Published:
Apr 19, 2016
1977
Pages:
382
Size:
6 x 9 in.
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The plight of the urban poor in Mexico has changed little since World War II, despite the country’s impressive rate of economic growth. Susan Eckstein considers how market forces and state policies that were ostensibly designed to help the poor have served to maintain their poverty. She draws on intensive research in a center city slum, a squatter settlement, and a low-cost housing development.

Originally published in 1977.

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