Mexico's New Politics: The PAN and Democratic Change

Mexico's New Politics: The PAN and Democratic Change

by David A. Shirk
     
 

Shirk (Trans-Border Institute and political science, U. of San Diego) traces the rise of the Partido Accion Nacional, which led to the election of Vincente Fox as Mexico's president in 1994 and the end of 60 years of rule by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI). Among his topics are the democratization of Mexican politics, the origins and development of PAN… See more details below

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Shirk (Trans-Border Institute and political science, U. of San Diego) traces the rise of the Partido Accion Nacional, which led to the election of Vincente Fox as Mexico's president in 1994 and the end of 60 years of rule by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI). Among his topics are the democratization of Mexican politics, the origins and development of PAN and its rise to prominence, the 2000 presidential election, PAN in power, and Mexico's new politics and prospects for democracy. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588262943
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : Mexico's democratization and the rise of the PAN1
2The democratization of Mexican politics15
3The origins and development of the PAN49
4The rise of the PAN97
5The 2000 presidential election and a new era of Mexican politics133
6The PAN in power and the challenges of democratic governance175
7Mexico's new politics and the prospects for democracy227
App. 1PAN party presidents, 1939-2004239
App. 2PAN governors, 1989-2010240
App. 3PAN vote in presidential elections, 1952-2000240
App. 4PAN regional performance in presidential elections, by state and percentage of vote, 1952-2000241
App. 5PAN membership growth by region242

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