Changing structure of Mexico : political, social, and economic prospects /

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Other Authors: Randall, Laura.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2006.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:Columbia University seminar series
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Table of Contents:
  • Boxes, Figures, Maps, and Tables
  • Acronyms
  • Contributors
  • I. Introduction and Overview
  • 1. Reinventing Mexico / Laura Randall
  • 2. Ideologies and Values / Miguel Basanez
  • 3. Problems of Political Consolidation in Mexico / Soledad Loaeza
  • II. Current Policy Issues
  • 4. Mexican Foreign Policy / Pamela K. Starr
  • 5. Mexico's Foreign Economic Policy / Sidney Weintraub
  • 6. The Mexican Economy: Transformation and Challenges / Alejandro M. Werner and Rodrigo Barros and José F. Ursúa
  • 7. Regional Differences and the Economic and Social Geography of Mexico at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century / Boris Graizbord and Adrian Guillermo Aguilar
  • 8. NAFTA-Driven Changes in the Regional Pattern of Economic Growth in Mexico: Profile and Determinants / Rafael Tamayo-Flores
  • 9. Changes in Determinants of Tax Policy / Carlos Elizondo Mayer-Serra
  • 10. Changing Constraints of Monetary Policy: Distortions and Resolutions in Mexico's Financial System / Eugenia Correa
  • 11. Mexico's Public Sector Debt and Debt Management / Graciana del Castillo
  • 12. Changing Patterns in Mexican Science and Technology Policy (1990-2003): Still Far From Economic Development / Jordy Micheli Thirion and Ruben Oliver Espinoza
  • III. Changes in Sectors
  • 13. The Reshaping of Agricultural Policy in Mexico / Antonio Yúnez-Naude and Fernando Barceinas Paredes
  • 14. Mexican Oil, Gas, Electricity Generation and Energy Consumption / Juan Quintanilla Martínez and Mariano Bauer E.
  • 15. Industrial Development and Technology Policy: The Case of the Maquiladoras / Oscar F. Contreras
  • 16. Principally Women: Gender in the Politics of Mexican Education / Fernando Reimers
  • IV. Resources and the Environment
  • 17. The Environment: or How Social Issues Affect the Commitment of Environmental Tasks / Javier Delgado and Aron Jazcilevich and Silke Cram and Christina Siebe and Naxhelli Ruiz and Gabriela Angeles-Serrano and Marcos Hernande
  • 18. Beyond Islands? Sustainable Rural Development in Mexico / David Barton Bray and Skya Rose Murphy and Melissa Cornejo
  • 19. Flowing Uphill Toward Money: Groundwater Management and Ejidal Producers in Mexico's Free Trade Environment / Margaret Wilder and Scott Whiteford
  • V. Legal, Political, and Social Change
  • 20. The Justice System: Judiciary, Military, and Human Rights / Hugo Alejandro and Concha Cantu
  • 21. Institutionalizing Mexico's New Democracy / Joseph L. Klesner
  • 22. The Political Participation of Women in Contemporary Mexico, 1980-2000 / María Luisa Tarres
  • 23. Religion, Church, and State in Contemporary Mexico / Roberto Blancarte
  • 24. Mexican Labor in a Context of Political, Social, and Economic Change, 1982-2002 / Francisco Zapata
  • 25. Mexico-U.S. Migration: Economic Effects and Policy Impact / Pia M. Orrenius
  • 26. Understanding Mexican Philanthropy / Consuelo Castro
  • 27. The Health of Women in Mexico: Opportunities and Challenges / Ana Langer and Jennifer Catino
  • 28. Nongovernmental Organizations and the Changing Structure of Mexican Politics: The Cases of Environmental and Human Rights Policy / Fernanda Somuano
  • 29. Change and Continuity in Attention to Poverty in Mexico / Sara Gordon Rapoport
  • Index
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