ARTICLE 27 AND
MEXICAN LAND
REFORM.
THE LEGACY OF
ZAPATA'S DREAM.

Por James J. Kelly


    INDICE

    I. Introduction.

    II. Historical development of the Ejido.

    A. Introduction.

    B. Aztec Land Tenure.

    C. The Colonial Era, Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries.

    D. The Republic and the Porfiriato of the Nineteenth Century.

    E. Revolutionary Mexico, 1910-1917.

    F. The Rise of the Ejido Structure, 1917-1940.

    III. The current crisis and the Salinas solution.

    A. The Perceived Failure of the Ejido, 1940-1992.

    1. Ejidatarios' Access to Credit.

    2. Ejidatarios' Lack of Security of Tenure.

    B. The Proposed Solutions.

    C. Theoretical Framework.

    D. Salinas' Counter-Reform: The 1992 Revisions to Article 27.

    1. Voluntary Transfer to Other Ejidatarios.

    2. Voluntary Transfer to Joint Ventures.

    3. Involuntary Transfer to Creditors.

    IV. Indigenous land tenure after the 1992 counter-reform.

    A. A Sustainable Market in Ejido Land.

    B. ¡Viva Zapata! - Campesino Demands for Land Justice.

    V. Conclusion.

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Fuente:

James J. Kelly.
"Article 27 and Mexican Land Reform:
The Legacy of Zapata's Dream
", en
Columbia Human Rights Law Review
.
Vol. 25. Columbia University. Nueva York,
Estados Unidos. Primavera 1994.
Páginas 541 a 570.