Published November 2003
by Center for Strategic & International Studies .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||132|
The Zapatista Movement and Mexico's Democratic Transition Mobilization, Success, and Survival María Inclán. Based on an original database of protest events, mobilizing groups, concessions, repressive measures, and socio-demographics in all localities in Chiapas collected over ten years. The political environment leading up to Mexico’s July presidential election was heavily charged with anxieties and hopes of all sorts. The potential risks and benefits surrounding a possible victory for Vicente Fox, the National Action Party (PAN) candidate, and a historic alternation of parties at the presidential level, were palpable because of recent trends in Mexico’s political. Book Presentation: The Zapatista Movement and Mexico's Democratic Transition by María InclánWhat happens to insurgent social movements that emerge during a democratic transition but fail to achieve their goals? How influential are they? Are they able to survive their initial mobilizing boom? To answer these questions, María Inclán looks at Mexico's Zapatista movement, whose emergence. Lawson: Mexico's Unfinished Transition emphasized element in most academic analyses, however, is the rent seek-ing nature of Mexico's old regime.4 The regime was, from its inception, a vehicle for dividing up economic rents among its leaders and supporters. Founded in the aftermath of the assassination of strongman Alvaro.
She comes to Princeton to present her book titled The Zapatista Movement and Mexico’s Democratic Transition, published by Oxford University Press. Lunch provided. Free and open to the public. Location: Burr Hall. Speaker(s): María Inclán. Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City. After Transition The National Action Party (PAN, ’s) and Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD, ) were able to start a spiral of rising competitiveness and democratic reform In wake of crisis, the governing party’s hegemony started to crumble PAN started winning &. The democratic transitions in Mexico and Latin American in the late h century Facultad de Economía "Vasco de Quiroga", UMSNH. [email protected] Jorge Yeverino Juárez Abstract T his article depicts the different roads that Latin America followed toward democratization the s. According to the theoreticalAuthor: Jorge Antonio Yeverino Juárez. Although the Mexican constitution called for democratic institutions, the actual implementation of democratic practices only began about a decade ago. Democracy really began to burgeon when the PRI, the party that once single-handedly ruled the nation, was .
Many scholars have argued that Mexico completed its transition to democracy in the year when the country experienced its first alternation in power. This was an important feature which Mexico was lacking in order to be classified as a democratic country. Although there is some debate as to what type of democracy Mexico is, this discussion Cited by: 1. This is an insightful book. For anyone wanting to look at the extent of Mexico's political, economic, social, and cultural challenges in the new global economy this is a great book. It also examines the problems associated with an incomplete and stalled democratic transition. There's a problem loading this menu right now.5/5(1). In contrast to much of the literature, this chapter presents Mexico’s post-revolutionary political system not as a regime sui generis—a unique, idiosyncratic form of authoritarianism—but rather as a prototypical case of ‘electoral authoritarianism’. Contribution to Book Mexico: Democratic Transition and Beyond. Politics in the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Forecasting Mexico's democratic transition. Washington, D.C.: CSIS, (OCoLC) Material Type.