The Poverty of Revolution: The State and the Urban Poor in Mexico / Edition 1

The Poverty of Revolution: The State and the Urban Poor in Mexico / Edition 1

by Susan Eva Eckstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691022828

ISBN-13: 9780691022826

Pub. Date: 01/01/1989

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Susan Eckstein's book brilliantly succeeds in bringing together a global economic perspective, the analysis of the State, and the study of urban social movements, in understanding urban poverty in Mexico. It is indispensable reading for anyone interested in the current course of Latin American politics.

Overview

Susan Eckstein's book brilliantly succeeds in bringing together a global economic perspective, the analysis of the State, and the study of urban social movements, in understanding urban poverty in Mexico. It is indispensable reading for anyone interested in the current course of Latin American politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691022826
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Series:
Princeton Paperbacks
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS, x,
LIST OF TABLES, xii,
PREFACE TO THE PAPERBACK EDITION, xiii,
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, xviii,
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS, xx,
INTRODUCTION, 3,
CHAPTER ONE The State and Society: Inequality in Postrevolutionary Mexico, 13,
CHAPTER TWO The Rise and Demise of Autonomous Communities, 40,
CHAPTER THREE The Irony of Organization, 78,
CHAPTER FOUR Políticos and Priests: Oligarchy and Interorganizational Relations, 108,
CHAPTER FIVE The Politics of Conformity, 125,
CHAPTER SIX The Political Economy of the Local Communities, 141,
CHAPTER SEVEN Occupational Choice and Occupational Fate, 165,
CHAPTER EIGHT The Poverty of Revolution: Mexican Urban Poor in Cross-National Perspective, 208,
EPILOGUE Fiscal, Physical, and Political Crisis, 221,
APPENDIX A Methods and Ethics, 279,
APPENDIX B Questionnaire Administered to Sample of Residents, 305,
BIBLIOGRAPHY, 325,
INDEX, 349,

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