Index
Accumulation by dispossession, 30–
31, 42, 107, 111, 117, 158, 233, 236
Agrarian debates, 21–23, 94, 96–
101, 106, 201, 235
Agrarian reform, 76, 89–91, 202;
campesino identity and, 84–86,
233; water and, 123, 128, 137–39,
142, 144–46, 147–48, 153, 258
nn. 10–11, 259 n. 15, 259 n. 18
Agribusiness, 4, 18–19, 24, 77, 92,
103, 108, 111–12; in the valley, 25,
123, 130, 156, 160, 176, 202. See
also Corporate agriculture
Agricultural entrepreneurs, 4, 18,
105, 116, 200
Agrobio, 59, 63–64
Agronomy, 89–94
A medias. See Sharecropping
anec (National Association of
Rural Commercialization Enter-
prises), 65, 254 n. 22, 254 n. 24,
256 n. 4
Anti-gm movement: activists in, 6,
9, 12–13, 33, 35, 38, 49, 55–56,
66–67, 100; risk assessment and
expertise in, 56–65; ‘‘Sin maíz,
no hay país,’’ 75, 113, 251 n. 2. See
also In Defense of Maize
Anthropology, 14, 56, 81, 115, 206–
7; fieldwork in, 9–10, 149; glob-
alization and, 27–30; history and,
15, 27–28, 106, 236; of Mexico, 9,
12–13, 62, 67, 82–83, 89, 96,
114, 116
Appendini, Kirsten, 101, 104
Atzompa spring, 123, 128, 131, 139,
258 n. 10, 259 nn. 16–18; conflict
over, 138, 141–47, 153–54; de-
creased water supply of, 124,
134–35, 142–43, 147, 153, 163–
64
Ávila Camacho, Manuel, 88, 91
Barkin, David, 24, 157
Bartra, Armando, 5, 67, 231
Bartra, Roger, 97, 99, 256 n. 3
Beck, Ulrich, 36–37
Binford, Leigh, 184, 186
Biodiversity, 7, 12, 56–57, 237;
conabio and, 35, 50, 52, 65,
250 n. 3; Convention on, 43, 48–
49; gm maize impact on, 1, 39,
52, 58–59, 70; of maize, 1, 5, 35,
39, 42–46, 52–53, 58–59, 63, 65,
67, 71–72, 74–75, 91, 104, 107,
112–16, 231, 255 n. 3; value of, 43
Bioprospecting, 65, 254 n. 22
Biosafety Law (lbogm), 27, 48, 55,
63, 71–74, 110, 251 n. 5
Biotechnology, 36–40, 42, 50–54,
56, 58, 63, 71, 110. See also Genetic
engineering; gm maize
Bonfil Batalla, Guillermo, 89, 114
Bové, José, 19, 115
Boyer, Christopher, 84–85, 121–22,
202
Braceros, 135, 151, 157, 186–87
Brush, Stephen, 206, 251 n. 1
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