Education and neoliberalism in Yucatan, Mexico

  • Gabriela Vargas-Cetina Autonomous University of Yucatán, Mexico
  • Steffan Igor Ayora-Diaz Autonomous University of Yucatán, Mexico


Under neoliberalism, at least in Mexico, education has been recast as a service that is to be sold for money, and not as a right of all Mexicans. The economy itself is now seen as a services economy, where everything is expected to make money. Here we reflect on some of the implications of current education reforms on our work at the Autonomous University of Yucatan.


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Vargas-Cetina, Gabriela, and Steffan Ayora-Diaz. 1. “Education and Neoliberalism in Yucatan, Mexico”. Anuac 5 (1), 59-62.
Forum: Anthropologists in/of the Neoliberal Academy