This book traces the evolution of Mexico's oil development and provides a detailed assessment of its socioeconomic, political, and ecological consequences and of the Mexican government's current energy policies. It emphasizes a complex assortment of concerns between the U.S.-Mexican relations.
1. Theoretical Framework 2. Evolution of the Mexican Petroleum Industry 3. Modernization and Dependency in Mexico: 1940–1976 4. Mexico's Energy Policy 5. The Energy Situation in the United States 6. Mexico: The Domestic Cauldron 7. United States-Mexico Relations: Dimensions of the Debate 8. Perspectives