Bolivia; land, people, and institutions.
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Bolivia; land, people, and institutions.

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Washington .
Written in English



  • Bolivia.


  • Bolivia.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsF3308 .L4
The Physical Object
Pagination297 p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6115842M
LC Control Number52014169

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"The book addresses a gap in the literature on land tenure and gender in developing countries. It raises new questions about the process of globalisation, particularly about who the actors are (local people, the state, NGOs, multinational companies) and the shifting relations amongst them. CultureShock! Bolivia provides readers with a thorough understanding of this South American country, a nation steeped in history, culture, and tradition. Containing pages of useful information, advice, tips and resources, this book will guide you through the social and psychic adjustment necessary when moving to . Bolivia’s economic freedom score is , making its economy the th freest in the Index. Its overall score has increased by point, with higher scores for government integrity and the. scale agribusiness and highway projects in eastern Bolivia (Casanovas ; Eckstein ). As a result of these economic changes and the coca boom (Sanabria ), thousands of people migrated to the lowlands (Stearman , Gill ), and Santa Cruz has now become the richest area of the country. Guaraní migrants came from.

SIT Bolivia is unlike most other study abroad programs. Although it is a highly structured program (you will take all classes and travel on various excursions with the same group of people), there is plenty of opportunity to explore all that Bolivia/5(5). Book Description. Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict presents an original comparative study of indigenous land and property rights worldwide. The book explores how the ongoing constitutional, legal and political integration of indigenous peoples into contemporary society has impacted on indigenous institutions and structures for managing land and property. Bolivia’s indigenous comprise almost two-thirds of the national population, yet historically have been relegated to the periphery of Bolivia’s civic, economic and political institutions. The two largest indigenous groups are the Quechua, comprising 30 percent of the total . The government has begun to direct these resources to benefit poor people, building rural health clinics, approving expanded health care for the elderly and children, and financing a major land.