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Mexican Politics In Transition

1st Edition

Edited by Judith Gentleman


320 pages

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This book explores contemporary developments in the Mexican authoritarian political framework in light of the ruling party's strategy of political liberalization and considers the performance of the political system within the highly constrained economic context. .

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction 1. Political Change in Authoritarian Systems Part Two: Political Reform and Economic Crisis in Mexico 2. Political Liberalization in an Authoritarian Regime: Mexico, 1976–1985 3. Mexico After the Oil Boom: PRI Management of the Political Impact of National Disillusionment 4. Can the PRI Be Reformed? Decentralizing Candidate Selection Part Three: Recent Performance in the Political System 5. Changing Patterns of Electoral Participation and Official Party Support in Mexico 6. Democracy and Power in Mexico: The Meaning of Conflict in the 1979, 1982, and 1985 Federal Elections 7. Elections and Political Culture in Mexico 8. The Significance of Recent Events for the Mexican Political System Part Four: Perspectives on the Political Opposition 9. "The Opposition" in Mexico: Always a Bridesmaid, Never Yet the Bride 10. Opposition in Mexico: A Comparison of Leadership 11. The PAN, the Private Sector, and the Future of the Mexican Opposition 12. The PSUM: The Unification Process on the Mexican Left, 1981–1985

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