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RESEARCH GROUPS Areas of research and teaching
Coltlax academic staff is organized in five research groups: Territory Ordering, Environment and Development, Issues of Regional Development, State and Society and Rural Studies and Technological Innovation. Researchers can develop their activities as a group or individually.

The research group on Urban Development and Territory Ordering is interested on topics like new economic and social geography, cultural geography and space perception, sociology of urban development and territorial ordering, territoriality and the environment and geopolitics. Teaching interests include: Regional Economy, Economic Geography, Methods and Techniques of Regional Analysis, Research Seminars.

The group on Environment and Development is interested in topics of environmental sustainability, deforestation, culture, indigenous peoples and social conflict over natural resources. 

The third group, Issues of Regional Development has organized several academic seminars on issues ranging exchange of research experiences, Tlaxcala´s Regional Development Challenges, Exchange of experiences on micro- small- and mid- size companies as well as migration from Tlaxcala to Canada and the United States of America.

The Fourth group, State and Society has recently opened a M.A. in Policy and public Management, which is supported by the research developed by members of the group. From an interdisciplinary viewpoint combines perspectives from political science, sociology, history and public management to analyze how ordinary people interact with the state. 

Finaly, the research group Rural Studies and Technological Innovation aims to promote scientific research for participatory social management of regional public policies inclusive and equitable with the corresponding processes of consensual formulation of future projects and planning and investment processes, guided by a strategic vision for institutional, social, economic, environmental and cultural transformation of the rural environment, driven by social and institutional actors of the territories, valuing their cultural identity and their own potential to achieve sustainable development.

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