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“Is the Mexican Revolution Dead?”

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the question of whether the Mexican Revolution is dead. It was during 1946 when a number of changes occurred: the Party of the Mexican Revolution became the Institutional ... More


Introduction: The Middle Classes and the Crisis of the Institutional Revolution

in Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the role of the middle classes in shaping the economic and political history of late twentieth-century Mexico. It begins by describing the characteristics of the ... More


Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Louise E. Walker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

When the postwar boom began to dissipate in the late 1960s, Mexico's middle classes awoke to a new, economically terrifying world. And following massacres of students at peaceful protests in 1968 and ... More


The Contradictions of Zapatismo in Rural Oaxaca

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/9780520222373.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how Zapotec and mestizo ejidatarios could both seemingly accept the dominant political party (the Institutional Revolutionary Party) in the mid-1990s, yet also support the ... More


Myths of Demilitarization in Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1920–1960

Thomas Rath

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807839287
eISBN:
9781469608365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608358_Rath
Subject:
History, Latin American History

At the end of the Mexican Revolution in 1920, Mexico's large, rebellious army dominated national politics. By the 1940s, Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) was led by a civilian ... More


Rebel Generation: Being A Middle-Class Radical, 1971 –1976

in Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter outlines the spectrum of leftist politics, from moderate students to radical urban guerrillas, and examines how leftists struggled to come to terms with their middle-class status. It ... More


Consumer-Citizens: Inflation, Credit, and Taxing the Middle Classes, 1973–1985

in Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the effects of inflation, which began increasing significantly and erratically in the early 1970s. It documents a changing economic relationship between the middle classes and ... More


La Crisis: On the Front Lines of Austerity and Apertura, 1981–1988

in Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the emergence of neoliberal ideology and policy and its impact on different segments of the middle classes. It charts how the élite realm of the Institutional Revolutionary ... More


The Politics of Presidential Term Limits in Mexico

Joseph L. Klesner

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In Mexico’s presidential system, the struggle over term limits was at the heart of efforts to institutionalize regimes from 1857 through 1933. Before the 1910 Revolution, Porfirio Díaz both called ... More


Introduction: The Black Legend of William O. Jenkins

Andrew Paxman

in Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By 1960, William O. Jenkins was an octogenarian of thrifty habits, still pursuing his love of farming, but leftist leaders and journalists made him a political football, their critiques of his ... More


Epilogue: The Mixed Legacy of William O. Jenkins

Andrew Paxman

in Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.003.0013
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A short assessment of Jenkins’s legacy and the impact of the state-capital symbioses that his career exemplified. Jenkins had much in common with the richest person in Mexico of today, Carlos Slim, ... More


Reenvisioning U.S.-Mexico Diplomatic Relations

Shannon K. O’Neil

in Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199390007
eISBN:
9780190252441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199390007.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Mexico’s diplomatic relations with the United States, beginning with the ups and downs of their bilateral ties since the nineteenth century. It cites domestic politics as the ... More


Mexico’s Lonely Struggle for Democracy

Shannon K. O’Neil

in Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199390007
eISBN:
9780190252441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199390007.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on shifts in Mexico’s economic, social, and cultural foundations as well as the factors that have driven such transformation, including economic crisis and an active political ... More


Epilogue: The Return of the PRI

Shannon K. O’Neil

in Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199390007
eISBN:
9780190252441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199390007.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This epilogue focuses on the reforms introduced by Enrique Peña Nieto following his election in 2012 as president of Mexico. It first considers the return to Congress of the Institutional ... More


Mexico

Steven Gow Calabresi

in The History and Growth of Judicial Review, Volume 2: The G-20 Civil Law Countries

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190075736
eISBN:
9780190075767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075736.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the origins and growth of Mexican judicial review. Mexico borrowed the idea of a Supreme Court with the power of a Constitutional Court from Brazil in 1994. In addition, the ... More


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