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Enclave Economy : the Contested Governance of European Food Safety

Foreign investment has been widely perceived as a panacea for developing countries--as a way to reduce poverty and kick-start sustainable modern industries. The Enclave Economy calls this prescription into question, showing that Mexico's post-NAFTA experience of foreign direct investment in its information technology sector, particularly in the Guadalajara region, did not result in the expected benefits. Charting the rise and fall of Mexico's ""Silicon Valley, "" the authors explore issues that resonate through much of Latin America and the developing world: the social, economic, and environme
eBook, English, 2016
MIT Press, The, Cumberland, 2016