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  • Accountability Politicsby Jonathan A. Fox

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 124.99

    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...

  • Citizen Views of Democracy in Latin Americaby Roderic Ai Camp

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2001; US$ 28.95

    The culmination of a major survey, this new study attempts for the first time to make ?the definition of democracy? in Latin America visible, and thus able to be interpreted. Includes a CD-Rom. more...

  • Courting Democracy in Mexicoby Todd A. Eisenstadt

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00

    This book is a most comprehensive explanation of Mexico's gradual transition to democracy. more...

  • Demokratisierung und Dezentralisierungby Philip Stöver

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Elites, Masses, and the Struggle for Democracy in Mexico: A Culturalist Approachby Sara Schatz

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 118.00

    In this book, a new general model of delayed transitions to democracy is proposed and used to analyze Mexico's transition to democracy. This model attempts to explain the slow, gradual dynamics of change characteristic of delayed transitions to democracy and is developed in a way that makes it generalizable to other regional contexts. Utilizing both... more...

  • An Eternal Struggle: How the National Action Party Transformed Mexican Politicsby Michael Ard

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 88.00

    Ard examines Mexico's long transition to democracy and the vital role played by the National Action Party, an opposition system party inspired by Catholic social doctrine and dedicated to democratic values. Ard examines the problem of democratic transitions by focusing on Mexico's National Action Party (PAN), a democratic opposition party based... more...

  • Klientelismus in der Politik Mexikosby Barbara Schröter

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • The Mexican Exceptionby Gareth Williams

    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...

  • Mexican Government Todayby William P. Tucker

    University of Minnesota Press 1957; US$ 75.00

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  • Mexicoby Daniel C. Levy; Kathleen Bruhn

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 31.95

    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...