Chapter 10. Migrant Organization and Hometown Impacts in Rural Mexico

  1. Saturnino M. Borras Jr Canada Research Chair3,
  2. Marc Edelman Professor4 and
  3. Cristóbal Kay Professor5
  1. Jonathan Fox Professor1 and
  2. Xochitl Bada2

Published Online: 12 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307191.ch10

Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization

Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization

How to Cite

Fox, J. and Bada, X. (2008) Migrant Organization and Hometown Impacts in Rural Mexico, in Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization (eds S. M. Borras, M. Edelman and C. Kay), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307191.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    International Development Studies at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  2. 4

    Department of Anthropology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA

  3. 5

    Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Sociology Department, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190411

Online ISBN: 9781444307191

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Keywords:

  • migrant organization and hometown impacts in rural Mexico;
  • migration to Mexico's cities and to US - pathway in escaping limits of smallholder agriculture;
  • exit and voice - dichotomous or interactive;
  • NAFTA's agricultural measures provoking national peasant protest march;
  • out-migration and rural poverty rates;
  • migrant civil society and hometown associations;
  • hometown associations (HTAs);
  • collective remittances and home community impacts;
  • three-for-one migrant community development programme;
  • persistent disconnect between migration and development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Contending Rural Futures: Exit or Voice?

  • Migrant Civil Society and Hometown Associations

  • Collective Remittances and Home Community Impacts

  • The Three-For-One Migrant Community Development Programme

  • The Persistent Disconnect between Migration and Development

  • Conclusions

  • References