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Politics in Mexico: The Decline of Authoritarianism

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Thoroughly grounded in Mexican history and based on extensive field research, this introduction to the politics of Mexico, now in its third edition, examines the roots of Mexico's contemporary political culture. Politics in Mexico not only explores the structure of government and its electoral process but also looks at the impact of the political and economic modernization since 1988 and the possibilities for Mexico's future. Completely updated throughout, this text includes the 1997 electoral data and polling material as well as expanded sections on women, drug-related corruption, the armed forces in Mexico, and nongovernmental organizations and human rights groups. A new discussion of the influence of recent congressional and judicial reforms on decision making is included as well. Comparing Mexicos political processes to those of the U.S. and other nations, Politics in Mexico also offers a far-reaching examination of American influence on domestic Mexican politics. Engaging and clearly written by one of the top scholars in the field, this text is essential reading for courses in Mexican or Latin American politics, comparative politics, and Mexican history.

Table of Contents

' Acknowledgments


1. Mexico in Comparative Context


2. Political-Historical Roots: The Impact of Time and Place


3. Contemporary Political Culture: What Mexicans Value


4. Political Values and Their Origins: Partisanship, Alienation, and Tolerance


5. Rising to the Top: The Recruitment of Political Leadership


6. Groups and State: What is the Relationshjip?


7. Who Governs?: The Structure of Decision Making


8. Expanding Particpation: The Electoral Process


9. External Relations: Relations with the United States


10. Politics and Economic Modernization: A Revolution?


Bibliographic Essay


Index


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Product Details

ISBN:
9780195124125
Subtitle:
The Decline of Authoritarianism
Author:
Camp, Roderic AI
Author:
null, Roderic Ai
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Politics | Comparative Politics | Latin America
Subject:
Politics | Comparative Politic
Subject:
s | Latin America
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19990520
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 figure
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.5 x 0.9 in 0.7 lb

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