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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


National Law and Indigenous Customary Law: The Struggle For Justice Of Indigenous Women In Chiapas, Mexico

R. Aída Hernández Castillo

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the ways national law and indigenous customary law respond to the struggle of indigenous women in Chiapas, Mexico for rights within the new macro-political context of ... More


Regional Integration and Transnational Politics: Popular Sector Strategies in the NAFTA Era

María Lorena Cook

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Explores a novel and unexpected by‐product of the process of negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement—a network of North American labour, environmental, human rights, and other citizens’ ... More


Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Sarah Washbrook

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Race, ethnicity, and gender played an important role in the complex relationship between export agriculture, labour, and state power in Chiapas during the regime of Porfirio Díaz (1876–1914). This ... More


Introduction

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book analyzes production and modernity in pre-revolutionary Mexico, focusing specifically on the relationship between labour, race, and the state in Chiapas during the Porfiriato. The ... More


Modernization, race and the state

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the different ways in which race was understood by national politicians, foreign investors, and local elites in Chiapas, and explores the relationship between interpretations of ... More


Building the Porfirian state: administrative centralization, Indian communities and the ‘reinvention of tradition’

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter aims to improve our understanding of political modernization and state formation in Porfirian Chiapas ‘from below’, explaining specifically how the regime consolidated power within the ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. Upon close examination, the Porfirian ‘modernity’ in Chiapas turns out to be, if not a total ... 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


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


Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

John Early

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The book describes the interaction in Maya communities between Maya and Catholic theological worldviews from the middle to the end of the twentieth century. Both worldviews were experiencing periods ... More


The Isthmian Origins of the E Group and Its Adoption in the Maya Lowlands

Takeshi Inomata

in Maya E Groups: Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Early Lowlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054353
eISBN:
9780813053226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054353.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Recent investigations at Ceibal (Seibal) and other Preclassic Period (1000 BCE–250 CE) sites indicate that the E Group assemblage was originally developed around 1000-900 BCE as an element of a ... 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


Zapata Vive!: Local Lacandon Zapatismo and Its Translation to Larger Mexico

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/9780520222373.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the origins of Zapatismo in eastern Chiapas through the encounter between northern activists who came to form a guerilla army and indigenous leaders and activists who had a ... More


From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico

Casey Marina Lurtz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503603899
eISBN:
9781503608474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From the Grounds Up is a study of how peripheral places grappled with globalization at the end of the nineteenth century. Through extensive use of local archives in the Soconusco district of Chiapas, ... More


Soconusco Cacao Farmers Past and Present: Continuity and Change in an Ancient Way of Life

Janine Gasco

in Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the cacao farmers of the Soconusco region of Chiapas, Mexico. The Soconusco region is ideally suited for cacao production; in prehistoric times and historic times the region ... More


Cacao, Gender, and the Northern Lacandon God House

Timothy W. Pugh

in Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Northern Lacandon of Chiapas, Mexico, perform their most important rituals in the yatoch k'uj or “god house” wherein women were generally excluded. Cacao, which was associated with women, was not ... More


Revolutionary Spiritualities in Chiapas Today: Immanent History and the Comparative Frame in Subaltern Studies

JOSÉ RABASA

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter traces some of the signature concepts of the Zapatista insurrection of 1994 in Mexico and the pacifism of Las Abejas back to native colonial pictorial articulations of the possibility of ... More


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