Decentralization In Mexico: From Reforma Municipal To Solidaridad To Nuevo Federalismo, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Decentralization In Mexico

From Reforma Municipal To Solidaridad To Nuevo Federalismo, 1st Edition

By Victoria Rodriguez

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Although Mexico was once recognized for the stability of its strongly centralist one-party political system, events occurring since the mid-1980s have made it increasingly difficult for both the government and the ruling party to sustain legitimacy and credibility. This book assesses the impact of decentralization on Mexico's intergovernmental rela

Table of Contents

Preface -- 1 Decentralization in Mexico: The Reconfiguration of Centralization -- 2 Federalism a la Mexicana -- 3 Responding to Crisis: Opening the Political Space and Deciding to Decentralize -- 4 Centralizing Politics Versus Decentralizing Policies, 1970-1995 -- 5 Dependent Sovereignty: Intergovernmental Finances and the States -- 6 Municipio Libre: Ten Years of Decentralization in Practice -- 7 Retaining Power by Giving It Away: From Reforma Municipal to Solidaridad to Nuevo Federalismo

About the Author

Victoria E. Rodriguez is associate professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General