This book presents a vision of a common pattern of distorted development that assumes unique forms in different parts of economic and social life. It is designed to help the reader understand the underlying dynamic processes shaping Mexican society and the Mexican economy.
1. Introduction 2. The End to Food Self-sufficiency 3. Managed Environmental Decay 4. Smuggling, Capital Flight, and Development Finance 5. The Limits of Capitalist Development 6. Stabilization Policy: The Destabilization of Mexico 7. The War Economy Revisited: A Mexican Option in the 1990s