Author:Juan Luis Sariego
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: Public policies aimed at Mexico’s indigenous population traditionally viewed the communities themselves as their primary beneficiaries. Breaking with this convention, the anti-poverty programme known as Oportunidades, with its specific focus on supporting not communities but in fact discrete family units experiencing acute poverty, disregarded the specificities of the indigenous population and treated indigenous people as any other impoverished segment of Mexican society. (…)

keywords: Ethnicity as a Prerequisite for Inclusion in Conditional Transfer Programmes: The Opportunities Programme in Mexico
Date Publication: 11/09/2012 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 173
Language: English