Josefine Bingemer

Can the Zapatist Movement in Chiapas/Mexico be considered a Post Development Movement?

Many aspects of post-development thinking can be found in the Zapatist movement; especially their way of thinking about the economy outside of standard capitalist realms and the emphasis they put on the preservation of their culture. Mixing indigenous beliefs and knowledge with modern achievements (like in the health sector) is what Escobar had in mind when he wrote about hybrid cultures. čtěte více