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Political stability and democracy in Mexico

the "perfect dictatorship"?

by Dan A. Cothran

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Political stability -- Mexico.,
    • Mexico -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p.[237]-244) and index.

      StatementDan A. Cothran.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL1281 .C7 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1414313M
      ISBN 100275943453
      LC Control Number93023679

      ment. The differences between democracy and dictatorship are less. i than the differences between those countries whose politics em­, bodies consensus, community, legitimacy, organization, effective­ ness, stability, and those countries whose politics is deficient in these qualities. Communist totalitarian states and Western liberal. of the interaction between politics and economics has become nowadays an unavoidable necessity. The characterization of political economy as a synthesis of fields will provide sparks and an exciting research agenda for enlightening our understanding of democracies. The workshop on “The Political economy of Democracy”, held in Barcelo-.

        The National Endowment for Democracy, a federally funded agency that is part of the State Department, and other nongovernmental organizations associated with the two major U.S. political . Brachet-Mairquez's book is an elegantly written and original treatise reinterpreting labor history and social reform in Mexico. While the transformation in the Mexican economy has been sudden and profound, the paradigm guiding analysis of the social and political.

      With the unprecedented wave of transitions to democracy since the s, this question has been hotly contested in political and intellectual circles all over the globe. The contributors to this volume examine variations among different presidential systems and skeptically view claims that presidentialism has added significantly to the problems. The Politics of Institutional Choice in Conflict-Torn Societies, eds. S. Bastian and R. Luckham, Zed Books, London. Contemporary governance debates often assume the positive contribution of democracy to civil and political equality, poverty reduction, and conflict resolution. Yet, is the evidence for this conclusive?


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However, this historical stability is facing new challenges in the s. The author analyzes the changing political, social, and economic landscape in Mexico, and forecasts whether and how Mexico's semi-authoritarian political system will by: Mexico stands apart for having been ruled by one political party since the s, and this study examines the remarkable political stability Mexico has experienced over the past seven decades.

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Cothran (Author)Author: Dan A. Cothran. Figures and Tables Preface Mexican Political Stability The Institutionalization of the Mexican State Economic Growth and Political Support Adaptability and the Crises of Elite Unity and Political Stability Carlos Salinas and the Revolutionary Regime Prospects for Democracy and Stability Bibliography Index.

Stability has been a popular theme in the study of Mexican politics; democracy has been less so. Because both are critical concerns for and beyond, Cothran's book is useful and timely.

Mexico's "Perfect Dictatorship" provided 60 years of stable, uninterrupted one party rule, outlasting even the former Soviet Communist Party. Party Bosses Do Not Like Democracy. A primary threat to Mexico’s democratic transition is the so-called old guard of the PRI, those who stand to lose if the political system becomes more open.

According to a poll conducted by Vanderbilt University as part of the Latin American Public Opinion Project, sincepublic perception of the stability of democracy in Mexico has dropped from to percent in Simultaneously, public satisfaction with democracy in Mexico.

Second only to the Soviet Union, Mexico is the country most important to the security and well-being of the United States.

Its stability is therefore a major concern. As Prospects for Democracy in Mexico documents, there are problems. This ancient Aztec nation now suffers the worst economic conditions since its revolution exploded in The economy has been as flat as a tortilla since the.

This book explains some of the ways in which deteriorated socioeconomic conditions (inequality in particular) and institutional limitations (corruption, electoral exclusion, and a weak rule of law, among others) affect political stability in extremely unequal developing countries, like Mexico, where democracy is not yet fully consolidated.

About the authors This book examines the determinants and consequences of policy responsiveness and change, and how policy issues get onto the media and legislative agenda in a transitional democracy. The history of democracy in Mexico dates to the establishment of the federal republic of Mexico in After a long history under the Spanish Empire (), Mexico gained its independence in and became the First Mexican Empire led by royalist military officer Agustín de years later, a federal republic was created under the Constitution of Placing this book in the context of NAFTA and Mexican movements for social change, journalist and historian Dan La Botz unveils the forces behind Marcos and the Zapatista Rebellion of January   Political scholars generally argue that democracy promotes political stability, via government responsiveness to citizens, improvement in accountability and transparency, and facilitation of smooth transition among elected leaders.

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"This book is different in many ways from the plethora of studies devoted to democracy in Mexico. For one, the study sheds new light on the confusion within much of the contemporary literature on democracy, factionalism, and inequality in Mexico.

Second Correa-Cabrera takes a sub-national rather than cross-national approach. Analysis of the relationship of democracy to international stability, liberalism and the emergence of capitalist economies The book focuses on the move from the concept of ‘international politics’ to ‘world politics’, recognising the equal importance of understanding democratic interaction both.

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