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Putting the market in its place: food security in three Mapuche communities in southern Chile.
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PMID:  22069808     Owner:  HMD     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article analyzes the impact of state policies since the 1970s on household food security in several Mapuche communities in the Araucanía region of Chile (Region IX). The author highlights key transformations in the national economy and food system and endeavors to link those to local phenomena, in particular the absorption of the local livelihood strategies and food systems into capitalist markets and the high incidences of food insecurity. The article concludes that a reconceptualization of macroeconomic and indigenous policies are required to rebuild the material and social foundations of rural Mapuche communities that provide the bases from which their inhabitants can reconstruct a mutually beneficial relationship with the broader Chilean society and avert the continued acceleration of tension and violence.
Authors:
Timothy David Clark
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Latin American research review     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0023-8791     ISO Abbreviation:  Lat Am Res Rev     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100968899     Medline TA:  Lat Am Res Rev     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  154-79     Citation Subset:  Q    
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