Revival: State-Society Relations in Mexico (2001)
Clientelism, Neoliberal State Reform, and the Case of Conasupo
This title was first published in 2001. This detailed empirical study illustrates the different sources of political and economic pressure that combine to produce a process of incremental innovation in Mexican state-society relations. Invaluable to political economists who have a specific focus on Latin America, Mexican politics and public sector reform.
Table of Contents
Contents: State-society relations in Mexico: clientelism, neoliberal state reform and the case of Conasupo; Appendix 1.0: an overview of Conasupo development (1961-1988); The policy formation period - incentives, actors and institutional constraints; Neoliberal objectives, policy responses and political constraints; The switch from general to targeted consumer subsidies - three case studies of programmes under the CMP; Administrative reform under the CMP (1990-1994); Conasupo and social welfare policy (1994-1997); Appendix 6.0: survey of employee opinions; Clientelism and neoliberalism: lessons from Conasupo; Bibliography; Index.
Kenneth Edward Mitchell, Saint Peter's College, New Jersey, USA