Democracy in

Democracy in "Two Mexicos": Political Institutions in Oaxaca and Nuevo Le�n

by G. Correa-Cabrera

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This book explains some of the ways in which deteriorated socioeconomic conditions (inequality in particular) and institutional limitations (corruption, electoral exclusion, and a weak rule of law, among others) affect political stability in extremely unequal developing countries, like Mexico, where democracy is not yet fully consolidated.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349442409
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/06/2013
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera is an assistant professor of Government at University of Texas at Brownsville.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND METHODOLOGY Political Factionalism in 'Democratic' Mexico: The Context, the Variables, and the Main Actors Explaining Political Factionalism in 'Two Mexicos': An Empirical Approach CASE STUDY 1: OAXACA Political Contention in a Southern Mexican State: Oaxaca Four Episodes of Political Factionalism in Oaxaca Explaining Political Factionalism in a Poor Southern Mexican State CASE STUDY 2: NUEVO LEÓN Politics and the Economy in Northern Mexico: Nuevo León Explaining Political Cohesion in a Rich Northern Mexican State Conclusion. Effective Rules, Economic Inclusion, and Political Stability: Lessons for Young and Unequal Democracies Epilogue: Mexico After 2006 and the Case of Nuevo León

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