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The Difficult Transition from Clientelism to Citizenship: Lessons from Mexico

Jonathan Fox

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:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Democracy requires elections, but elections do not always guarantee the organizational autonomy that citizenship requires. Clientelism stands in opposition to autonomy, and its change from an ... More


Gender, Status, and the State in Transnational Spaces: The Gendering of Political Participation and Mexican Hometown Associations

Luin Goldring

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter talks about the gendering of Mexican transmigrant political participation, and places it within the context of hometown associations. It first argues that Mexican politics in the United ... More


Introduction

Marc Simon Rodriguez

in The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834640
eISBN:
9781469603254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877661_rodriguez.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book begins by showing that the activism of Crystal City did not emanate from a large city but reflected the tensions in one of the largest-population regions of Mexican American settlement in ... More


Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Benjamin T. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638089
eISBN:
9781469638140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico today is one of the most dangerous places in the world to report the news, and Mexicans have taken to the street to defend freedom of expression. As Benjamin T. Smith demonstrates in this ... More


Introduction: The Project and the Labyrinth

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book reviews the study of national culture. The problem covered is both political and conceptual. Its political dimension is associated to the formulation and discussion of alternate national ... More


Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Can we address the issue of nationalism without polemics and restore it to the domain of social science? This book takes a major step in that direction by applying anthropological tools to the study ... More


Political Integration: From Life in the Margins to the Pursuit of Recognition

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the political integration of Mexican immigrants. The ninety Mexican immigrants interviewed here have participated in the political life of Los Angeles, although at varying ... More


Graphic Politics: Political Elites, Globalization, and “lo Popular”

Bruce Campbell

in ¡Viva La Historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731262
eISBN:
9781621030706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731262.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The right-wing Vicente Fox administration and the left-of-center Andrés Manuel López Obrador administration both issued historietas as official propaganda vehicles to promote a specific model of ... More


Unionizing the Impossible: Alianza de Braceros Nacionales de México en los Estados Unidos

Mireya Loza

in Defiant Workers: Race, Sexuality, and the Political Visions of Braceros

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469629766
eISBN:
9781469629780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629766.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 3 sheds light on the efforts to create a transnational labor organization, the National Alliance of Mexican Braceros in the United States. This organization, founded by braceros, initially ... 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


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


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