List of Figures
1. Introduction: The Paradoxes of Local Empowerment
Part 1 State Formation and Political Change
2. Centralization and Informal Power
3. Decentralization and Democratization
Part 2 A Tale of Three Cities
4. Chilpancingo: The Continuation of Corporatism?
5. Tijuana: Liberal Democracy?
6. Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl: Social Movement Democracy?
Part 3 Conclusions
7. Pathways of Democratic Change