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Low Income Housing in Morelos, Mexico - Bibliography

This lists the published and web sources Lisa Hinely used in her study. She also interviewed and conversed with dozens of Mexicans, including economists, irregular colonists, members of churches and nonprofits addressing housing issues, and urban and rural residents. She thanks everyone who shared their homes and their lives, especially Gloria Mendoza and her family in Cuernavaca.

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Print Sources
  • Adler Hellman, Judith. Mexican Lives The New Press, 1994. 15-42.
  • Department of Social Development [Mexico]. Solidarity in National Development New Relations Between Society and Government. Mexico City: March 1993. 97-107
  • Gilbert, Alan C. "Self-Help Housing during the Recession: The Mexican Experience." Social Responses to Mexico's Economic Crisis of the 1980s. Center for US-Mexican Studies, 1991. 221-238.
  • Gilbert, Alan C., ed. Housing and Land in Urban Mexico. Center for US-Mexican Studies, 1989.
  • Rabasa, Angel O. and Gloria Caballero, commentary. Mexicano: esta es tu constitución. Mexico City: Miguel Angel Porrua Grupo Editorial. 313-334.
  • Ross, John. Mexico In Focus. Interlink Books, 2003. 75.


Web Sources
  • Instituto National de Estadística, Geografía, and Informática, INEGI (Mexican National Institute of Statistics, Geography, and Information Technology), <>
  • Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores, Infonavit (Mexican Institute of the National Housing Fund for Workers), <>
  • H. Ayuntamiento de Cuernavaca (City of Cuernavaca), <>
  • Fondo de Operación y Financiamiento Bancario a la Vivienda, FOVI (Housing Operation and Finance Bank Fund) <>
  • Habitat for Humanity International, <>


In May and June of 2003, Lisa Hinely visited the state of Morelos, in central Mexico, with the Center for Global Education. One of her areas of study was low-income housing. She is available to present these topics to your organization, in lecture format or as an interactive learning experience.