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- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 105.00
At the end of the Mexican Revolution in 1920, Mexico's large, rebellious army dominated national politics. By the 1940s, Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) was led by a civilian president and claimed to have depoliticized the army and achieved the bloodless pacification of the Mexican countryside through land reform, schooling, and ... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
This is a story about governance in Mexico after the labor and environmental accords—called "side agreements"—that accompanied the NAFTA treaty went into effect. These side agreements required member states to uphold and enforce their labor and environmental laws; though never codified, it was widely accepted that Mexico, in particular,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 49.95
Mexico is at a critical juncture. The next administration will assume power at a particularly crucial time in Mexico's economic and social development. Its priorities and actions will have a decisive impact on the country?s long-term economic, social, and even, political trajectory. If the political paralysis that has prevented the last two administrations... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 54.99
Der Übergang vom Autoritarismus zur Demokratie führte in den europäischen Flächenstaaten nicht nur zur Einführung demokratischer Institutionen in den politischen Zentren, sondern hatte auch Konsequenzen für die gesamte staatliche Struktur. Eine komplexe Aufgaben- und Gewaltenteilung zwischen Zentrum, regionaler und... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00
In the 1970s political and economic changes to the world order led to an emerging "globalization" credited with the ceding of state sovereignty to a "de facto world government" of transnational corporations and with the anti-globalism movement directed at countering it. Mexico, however, has maintained the salience of the national... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Argues that autonomous agencies are not the result of a systematic design, but are produced by the interactions of political and bureaucratic forces. The case studies illustrate how political struggles between politicians and bureaucrats can create a muddle of agencies that lack coherence and are subject to conflicting levels of political control. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
The question of democracy in post-revolutionary Mexican society is key to Mexico's future. In this book, each chapter recounts an event or particular historical sequence that sheds light on the relation between culture and sovereign exceptionality. Each moment or sequence stages a relation to language. In these speech scenes there is a disagreement... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 119.99
How can the seeds of accountability ever grow in authoritarian environments? Embedding accountability into the state is an inherently uneven, partial and contested process. Campaigns for public accountability often win limited concessions at best, but they can leave cracks in the system that serve as handholds for subsequent efforts to open up the... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 29.95
This engaging book provides a broad and accessible analysis of Mexico's contemporary struggle for democratic development. Now completely revised, it brings up to date issues ranging from electoral reform and accountability to drug trafficking, migration, and NAFTA. It also considers the rapidly changing role of Mexico's mass and elite groups, and its... more...