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Aftermath: Parcelas, a Showcase for Democracy and Development

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Agregado Resettlement Program failed to satisfactorily complete the settlement of landless families and to offer adequate opportunities for residents of land reform ... More


Government Planning and the Policies of Land Resettlement

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter reports the initial phases of the Agregado Resettlement Program. The discussion includes the process of launching the program, designing the communities, the government requirements and ... More


Introduction

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Social forces in Puerto Rico drastically transformed the society during the middle decades of the twentieth century. This book specifically explores how the U.S. colonial state in Puerto Rico ... More


Close Encounters of Colonialism: State Formation in the Parcelas

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores how the colonial state in Puerto Rico utilized the Administración de Programas Sociales (APS) as a tool for integrating the Agregado Resettlement Program within new development ... More


Conclusion

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents an analysis of the impact the Agregado Resettlement Program had in contemporary Puerto Rico. It is stated that landless workers' lives were transformed through the Agregado ... More


On being Landless: The Expansion of Agrarian Capitalism and the Crisis of the 1930s

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents a social, political, and economic background of Cidra and the east central region where the community of Parcelas Gándaras is located. It also describes the way of life of ... More


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