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National Electoral Choices in Rural Mexico 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyzes persistent exclusionary electoral practices, using quantitative indicators of access to the secret ballot in Mexico's 1994 presidential election in rural areas. While the ... More


Decentralizing Decentralization: Mexico's Invisible Fourth Level of the State 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores the relationship between democratization and decentralization. In Mexico, the government promoted deliberative citizen participation nation-wide in rural municipalities, well ... More


Contamination: Transgenes in Mexican Corn?

C. Neal Stewart

in Genetically Modified Planet: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Plants

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195157451
eISBN:
9780199790388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157451.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

In 2001, a group of researchers at the University of California-Berkeley published a report claiming that transgenes had moved from commercial corn to landrace corn in Oaxaca, Mexico. Transgenic corn ... More


Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Todd A. Eisenstadt, Michael S. Danielson, Moises Jaime Bailon Corres, and Carlos Sorroza Polo (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Throughout the Americas indigenous people have been arguing that they should be entitled, as “first peoples,” to representation in local, national, and international fora in a capacity different from ... More


Introduction: Reconciling liberal pluralism and group rights: A comparative perspective on Oaxaca, Mexico’s, experiment in multiculturalism

Todd A. Eisenstadt

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

“Autonomy” as a concept contains a slew of meanings, connotations, and frames. This chapter considers the degree to which minority groups can operate independently from the state and its dominant ... More


Conclusion: Balancing tensions between communitarian and individual rights and the challenges they present for multicultural states

Willibald Sonnleitner and Todd A. Eisenstadt

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This last chapter underscores the complexity of struggles between communitarian politics and individual rights, and relations between minority groups and the state. It considers three cases tried ... More


Political subsystems in Oaxaca’s <i>Usos y Costumbres</i> municipalities: A typology based on the civil-religious service Bbckground of mayors

Carlos Sorroza Polo and Michael S. Danielson

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0041
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policies such as the recognition of usos y constumbres (UC) in Oaxaca, Mexico, purport to extend the right to self-determination to Indigenous communities. But traditional systems of community ... More


Further Regression Issues in Labour Economics

Stephen Bazen

in Econometric Methods for Labour Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199576791
eISBN:
9780191731136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576791.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the four aspects of regression analysis as used in labour economics. Decomposing differences between groups — males and females, for example — is one of the key uses of ... More


Indigenous Citizens: Local Liberalism in Early National Oaxaca and Yucatan

Karen D. Caplan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757645
eISBN:
9780804772914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757645.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book challenges the commonly held assumption that early nineteenth-century Mexican state-building was a failure of liberalism. By comparing the experiences of two Mexican states, Oaxaca and ... More


Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Lynn Stephen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This study chronicles recent political events in southern Mexico, up to and including the July 2000 election of Vicente Fox. The book focuses on the meaning that Emiliano Zapata, the great symbol of ... More


APPO-LA:: Translocal Media Practices

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter traces the ways that translocal media practices, deployed by Oaxacan migrants on a daily basis to strengthen connections between their places of origin and their new communities abroad, ... More


The Rise of Warfare in Mesoamerica

Ross Hassig

in War and Society in Ancient Mesoamerica

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077348
eISBN:
9780520912281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077348.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the development of warfare in Mesoamerica. Organized warfare and domination by foreign groups did not truly begin in Mesoamerica until the rise of the Olmecs. The Olmecs ... More


The Impact Beyond the Empire

Ross Hassig

in War and Society in Ancient Mesoamerica

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077348
eISBN:
9780520912281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077348.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Teotihuacan did not overthrow other empires, but dominated largely in the absence of other significant Mesoamerican powers. Teotihuacan exercised power and honed its military skills locally, but ... More


Tongues of Fire: Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico

Nancy Farriss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190884109
eISBN:
9780190884130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884109.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Religion

Language and translation governed the creation of Mexican Christianity during the first centuries of colonial rule. Spanish missionaries collaborated with indigenous intellectuals to communicate the ... More


Ethnic and Racial Categories in Mexican History

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a historical orientation and explanation of certain racial and ethnic categories, which are also discussed on the chapters on Chiapas and Oaxaca. It also discusses Indians, ... More


Identity, Gender, and Power: Representational Juxtapositions in Early Formative Figurines from Oaxaca, Mexico

Jeffrey P. Blomster

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

One of the artifact categories that when studied helps provide information regarding how villagers during the Early Formative period perceived themselves, the human body, and their social identity, ... More


Women and Social Movements in Transborder Communities: Mexico and the United States

Lynn Stephen

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the ways that women from rural transborder migrant and immigrant communities are using bifocal vision to guide their participation in local, regional, and cross-border ... More


The children of Loxicha: participation beyond the UNCRC rhetoric?

Anne-Marie Smith

in Children, politics and communication: Participation at the margins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421845
eISBN:
9781447301813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421845.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is based on the ethnographic research carried out in Oaxaca City, Mexico. It focuses on the lives of the displaced children of Loxicha, in particular their involvement in their ... More


Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity in Mexico: Puebla and Oaxaca

Agustina Giraudy

in Democrats and Autocrats: Pathways of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity within Democratic Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198706861
eISBN:
9780191778537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706861.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter compares the influence of presidential power on SUR continuity in two Mexican SURs during the years of the first two PAN administrations, under Presidents Vincente Fox and Felipe ... More


Made in Mexico: Tradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737967
eISBN:
9781604737974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the aesthetic, political, and sociopolitical aspects of tourism in southern Mexico, particularly in the state of Oaxaca. Tourists seeking “authenticity” buy crafts and festival ... More


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