Description - Poverty or Development by Richard Tardanico
Offers a look at world inequality by comparing the development problems and prospects of southern Mexico and the US South in the context of global restructuring and NAFTA. Both regions have a history and legacy as labour-repressive producers of primary commodities. However, the US South today encompasses poles of considerable wealth and poverty, while the Mexican South remains mired in the world periphery. Ranging from the Mexico-US apparel connection and the restructuring of Mexico's coffee farming to agribusiness and immigration in Florida, the contributors trace the past and future of these two Souths.
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(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Richard Tardanico
Richard Tardanico is Associate Professor of Sociology at Florida International University. Mark B. Rosenberg is Provost and Professor of Political Science at Florida International University and founding director of the university's Latin American and Caribbean Center.