publication . Article . 2012

The Limits and Contradictions of Agricultural Technology in Latin America: Lessons from Mexico and Argentina

Irma Lorena Acosta Reveles;
  • Published: 20 Nov 2012
<jats:sec> <jats:title><jats:bold>Abstract</jats:bold></jats:title> <jats:p>Based on a collective research project designed to analyze the links between scientific and technological production, development and democracy in Latin America, this paper deals with the performance of the agrarian economy under conditions of scant internally generated technology. We begin by acknowledging that this resource has historically been imported. We frame the objective of analysis in terms of assessing its economic and social implications through an empirical approach to the process of technological diffusion. Two representative experiences of the agricultural structure are ex...
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free text keywords: Green Revolution, Social Welfare, Latin Americans, Economy, Agribusiness, Democracy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Economics, Agriculture, business.industry, business, Peasant, Agrarian system
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