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- CRC Press 2014; US$ 59.95
The current drug trafficking crisis between the US and Mexico is a "perfect storm" that has caused deaths, disappearances, and widespread fear of violence and insecurity in the border area between these two countries. Current US drug control policies with Mexico are based on a militarized system of border control and characterized by domestic gridlock... 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, had a problem... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00
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 Fachmedien Wiesbaden 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 lokaler Ebene ging mit den politischen... 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$ 110.00
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$ 105.00
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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 37.75
Die Mobilisierung der Wähler mit Hilfe klientelistischer Strukturen war ein Kennzeichen des politischen Regimes des Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) in Mexiko. Mit der Niederlage der Partei in den Präsidentschaftswahlen 2000 und der vermeintlichen Demokratisierung des Landes stellt sich die Frage, inwiefern diese Strukturen überlebt haben.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
How can the seeds of accountability ever grow in authoritarian environments? This book explores the how civil society "thickens" by comparing two decades of rural citizens' struggles to hold the Mexican state accountable, exploring both change and continuity before, during and after national electoral turning points. more...