Political Change and Environmental Policymaking in Mexico [NOOK Book]


This book explores environmental policy-making in Mexico as a vehicle to understanding the broader changes in the policy process within a system undergoing a democratic transformation.
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This book explores environmental policy-making in Mexico as a vehicle to understanding the broader changes in the policy process within a system undergoing a democratic transformation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135520991
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/23/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 302
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Jordi Díez is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Guelph, Canada and has taught at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, the University of Toronto and Queen's University.

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Table of Contents

1 Political change in Mexico 13
2 The environmental movement and ENGOs in Mexico 27
3 Environmental agenda setting under Ernesto Zedillo 39
4 The making of environmental policy 55
5 The role of Congress in environmental policy making 95
6 Deforestation in the Selva Lacandona of Chiapas : the last of the Mahoganies? 111
7 The implementation of forestry policy in the Selva Lacandona 127
Epilogue : the decline of the environmental agenda under Vicente Fox 151
App. 1 Interviews 175
App. 2 Governmental expenditure on environmental protection in Latin America 181
App. 3 Changes in the mining regulation 183
App. 4 Environmental initiatives introduced 185
App. 5 The Gini coefficient 189
App. 6 Maps 191
App. 7 Main components of the policy changes dealing with the forestry sector 197
App. 8 Interviews conducted in 2004 and 2005 for epilogue 199
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