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Volumen 12, Número 2. Abr-Jun 2015

SOCIAL CONFLICTS OVER THE TEMASCALTEPEC RIVER DIVERSION, FOURTH STAGE OF THE CUTZAMALA SYSTEM

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The objective of this article is to analyze the conflict generated by the expansion of the Cutzamala System, as well as the reorganization and peasant mobilization facing the attempt exercised by the State to coopt and repress, in order to impose the urban-industrial interests of the Mexico City Metropolitan Zone (MCMZ), in detriment of one of the poorest regions in Estado de México. This conflict was an expression of the tensions between countryside and city, within the framework of a government strategy of water dispossession and fragmentation of social actors who inhabit strategic rural areas, due to water availability. In spite of this, the social actors overcame their heterogeneity and they reorganized themselves into the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights and Natural Resources of the Cutzamala and they managed to stop the Temascaltepec project again in December, 1999.

Palabras clave: social disputes, socio-environmental movements, countryside-city relationship, water diversion.

Volumen 12, Número 2

Volumen 12, Número 2
Abr-Jun 2015


Director

Said Infante Gil


Director de ASyD

Benito Ramírez Valverde


Comité Asesor Editorial Interno

Ma. Eugenia Chávez Arellano
Juan Antonio Leos Rodríguez
Jaime Matus Gardea
Jacinta Palerm Viqueira
Verónica Vázquez García
Emma Zapata Martelo
Pilar Alberti Manzanares
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