Mexico's Politics and Society in Transition / Edition 1

Mexico's Politics and Society in Transition / Edition 1

by Joseph S. Tulchin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588261042

ISBN-13: 9781588261045

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Seeking to promote closer U.S.-Mexican relations, Tulchin and Selee (both of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars) present 13 chapters analyzing topics related to governance, the economy, and international relations of the Mexican state and society. Topics include Mexican labor, state security, the Zapatista movement; the…  See more details below

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Seeking to promote closer U.S.-Mexican relations, Tulchin and Selee (both of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars) present 13 chapters analyzing topics related to governance, the economy, and international relations of the Mexican state and society. Topics include Mexican labor, state security, the Zapatista movement; the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the World Trade Organization on Mexico's economic system, rural development programs, and Mexican migrant communities abroad. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588261045
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue: Toward a New Bilateral Relationship1
Introduction5
Pt. IThe Politics of Change
1After the Second of July: Challenges and Opportunities for the Fox Administration29
2Security and Governance: The Urgent Need for State Reform55
3Mexican Labor at a Crossroads73
4Mexico's Unfinished Symphony: The Zapatista Movement109
5The Role of Women in the New Mexico127
6Transition or Restructuring of Society?143
Pt. 2The Economics of Change and the Challenge of Development
7A Long View of Mexico's Political Economy: What's Changed? What Are the Challenges?179
8NAFTA and the WTO in the Transformation of Mexico's Economic System215
9The Challenges to Rural Mexico in an Open Economy255
10Economic Reform and Development: What Have We Learned?277
Pt. 3Mexicans Abroad
11Building Transnational Ties: Mexicans in the United States289
12Campaigning for Change: Reinventing NAFTA to Serve Migrant Communities321
Pt. 4Conclusion
13Toward a New Partnership with Mexico345
Selected Bibliography357
The Contributors361
Index363
About the Book373

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