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Social research and rural life in Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean region

Egbert de Vries

Social research and rural life in Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean region

proceedings of a seminar organized by Unesco in co-operation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America, Mexico City, 17-27 October, 1962.

by Egbert de Vries

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Published by UNESCO in [Paris] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Research -- Congresses.,
  • Central America -- Rural conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    StatementEdited by Egbert de Vries in co-operatin with P. Gonzales Casanova.
    SeriesTechnology and society series
    ContributionsVries, Egbert de, 1901-, Gonza lez Casanova, Pablo, 1922-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN122.5 .V7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p.
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14323456M
    LC Control Number66050759

    Among the nine Central and South American countries included in the report, (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru), there are substantial proportions of children being raised by single parents, more so than in any other region, with moderate levels of extended :// Respected by scholars for its currency, clarity, authority, and rich visual and map program, Latin America and the Caribbean: Lands and Peoples elucidates the commonalities in this highly diverse, rapidly changing region, making it more comprehensive than ever for students and instructors. The sixth edition has been meticulously updated in order to take into account recent changes in the

      Africa and the Middle East Throughout its history, Africa has experienced important voluntary and forced migratory movements, which have contributed to its contemporary demographic landscape. Significant internal migratory movements – such as rural– urban migration –   For Latin America and the Caribbean, a continent that has grown slower than other emerging regions, the central question is whether this 4IR will allow a significant leap in order to accelerate the pace and approach development and growth to other regions of the world. 45 That is difficult to answer today, because many efforts of governments

    Latin America encompasses a vast and very diverse area of the world. The main natural features of the region include the pampa grasslands of the southern cone, the Andean mountain range, the Amazonian rainforest, the forests and volcanoes of Central America and some of the tropical islands of the ://   This report compiles comparable tax revenue statistics over the period for 26 Latin American and Caribbean economies. Based on the OECD Revenue Statistics database, it applies the OECD methodology to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to enable comparison of tax levels and tax structures on a consistent basis, both among the economies of the region and with other


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Social research and rural life in Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean region by Egbert de Vries Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Poverty in Central America is pervasive: half the population lives below the poverty line. In rural areas, the figure rises to :// Central America, southernmost region of North America, lying between Mexico and South America and comprising Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize.

It makes up most of the tapering isthmus that separates the Pacific Ocean, to the west, from the Caribbean ://   Catholic Relief Services works in 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. CRS' humanitarian work in the region provides people with access to health care and education, helps tens of thousands of farmers improve their productivity and environmental resilience in the face of climate change, and assists communities in preparing for and responding to natural disaster.

CRS also works /where-we-work/central-america-south-america-caribbean. In Central America's case, it connects North and South America and is bordered by the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans.

The Panama Canal, built between andis the only waterway to link the two oceans. Although Central America is a land bridge between North and South America, technically it is part of North :// Central America shares borders with Mexico to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west, Colombia to the south and the Caribbean Sea to the east.

The region is considered part of the developing world, which means it has issues in poverty, education, transportation, communications, infrastructure, and/or access to health care for its :// Miguel Barreto, Regional Director for America and the Caribbean for the World Food Program provided context to the dire developments when he explained, “Just when rural communities were recovering from the drought and the El Niño phenomenon of – the strongest recorded in recent history – a new drought is affecting the most The book Green Guerrillas () “profiles the people on the frontline” of the environmental activism in Latin America and the Caribbean, such as “indigenous groups and forest settlers to fishing communities, peasant farmers, flower workers, shanty-town activists,” and many more.

The edited work addresses rural and urban problems across /28/environmental-conflicts-in-latin-america-the-caribbean. 6 Facts about Refugees and Migrants CRS Response to the Central America Migration Crisis The Catholic Church has played a critical role in supporting migrants during this humanitarian crisis, and served more than 5, people at various locations, including Guatemala City and Tecún Umán (a small Guatemalan town on the Mexican border).

But more than that, our primary approach in /current-issues/central-america-migration-crisis-facts-and-how-help. Latin American dance - Latin American dance - Mexico: Mexico’s indigenous cultures have contributed to the distinctive regional and mestizo traditions found throughout the country.

African slavery played a much smaller role there than in the Caribbean. One of Mexico’s most elaborate dance events honours the country’s patron saint, Our Lady of Guadalupe (La Virgen de Guadalupe), whose ERLACS – European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies is an Open Access, scientific journal.

It publishes peer-reviewed articles in English and Spanish. Contributions reflect substantial empirical research and/or are theoretically innovative with respect to major debates within social science research (understood in the broadest sense, including history and economics) on Latin   While much attention has been paid to recent Central American arrivals at the U.S.-Mexico border, nearly half of the approximately million Central Americans resident in the United States in arrived before About one-third are naturalized U.S.

citizens, and they tend to participate in the labor force at a higher rate than foreign- and U.S.-born ://   From Commitment to Action: Policies to End Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean 6 7 Despite the bold advances in response to violence against women and girls in Latin American and Caribbean States, this scourge continues to pose a and Publications/Empoderamiento de.

This is an original survey of the economic and social history of slavery of the Afro-American experience in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The focus of the book is on the Portuguese, Spanish, and French-speaking regions of continental America and the Caribbean.

It analyzes the latest research on urban and rural slavery and on the African and Afro-American experience under these :// Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library   Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua More than half of the population lives in poverty and per capita income is one of the lowest in the region.

Poverty rates are higher among rural and indigenous people and in   The Congressional Research Service discusses gangs in Central America [PDF] and the U.S. strategy toward the region [PDF]. The Wall Street Journal looks at   The Latin America and Caribbean region covers some million ha and encompasses 42 countries with a total estimated population in of million.

The size of the region, its wide range of favourable ecologies, and its low average population density of persons per ha, combined with an urbanisation rate of 75 percent, have led to an   The specifics of Paleo-Indian migration to and throughout the Americas, including the exact dates and routes traveled, are the subject of ongoing research and discussion.

According to archaeological and genetic evidence, North and South America were the last continents in the world to gain human habitation. During the Wisconsin glaciation, 50–17, years ago, falling sea levels.

Latin America and the Caribbean are also exposed and vulnerable to natural disasters, from earthquakes to floods that can ravage entire regions, and hurricanes that devastate Caribbean states.

The region is among the most vulnerable in the world because of the high population density in the areas where these disasters strike and the need for Central America includes the countries of Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

Central America can also sometimes include the area of Mexico east of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, such as the Yucatan Peninsula. Central America is an isthmus, a narrow strip of land that connects North and South ://  in Mexico, Cuba and several Caribbean island states, but remains underdeveloped in Bolivia, Chile and Colombia (GER below 60%), and particularly in Central America (Guatemala 29%, Honduras 38%), as well as in Belize (34%), the Dominican Republic (32%) and Paraguay (34%).

Provision of pre-primary education can be constrained