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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


Unrevolutionary Mexico: The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Paul Gillingham

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253122
eISBN:
9780300258448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253122.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Unrevolutionary Mexico addresses how the Mexican Revolution (1910-1940) turned into a capitalist dictatorship of exceptional resilience. While soldiers seized power across the rest of Latin America, ... More


Coffee-Production Strategies in a Changing Rural Landscape: A Case Study in Central Veracruz, Mexico

Laura Trujillo

in Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the landscape of coffee production, coffee-production strategies employed, and the land use pattern in the rural landscape of Central Veracruz, Mexico. The role of social, ... More


The Institutionalization of the Labor Regime: Law and Government

in Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The collapse of central authority in Mexico, the unionization of the mills, and the consistent workers' challenge to authority ultimately destroyed the old labor regime. The military decrees ... More


Who Killed Crispín Aguilar?: Violence and Order in the Postrevolutionary Countryside

Paul Gillingham

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late 1930s to the early 1950s, a pistolero by the name of Crispín Aguilar struggled for power across most of Mexico. As one of the violent entrepreneurs after the armed revolution, Aguilar, ... More


The Political Economy of Protectionism: The Mexican Textile Industry, 1900–1950

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato

in The Decline of Latin American Economies: Growth, Institutions, and Crises

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226185002
eISBN:
9780226185033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185033.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores the evolution of international competitiveness and protectionism in Mexican textile manufactures, which is a paradigmatic example of an overprotected industry unable to compete ... More


Cuban Communities in Late Nineteenth-Century Mexico

Dalia Antonia Muller

in Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter closely examines the development of Cuban migrant communities in three Mexican cities: Veracruz, Merida, Mexico City and compares them to Cuban communities established in the United ... More


A Rich Place, a Poor State: Veracruz

Paul Gillingham

in Unrevolutionary Mexico: The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253122
eISBN:
9780300258448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253122.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the history of the state of Veracruz between 1880 and 1945. It charts the social impact of industrialization, the beginnings of oil extraction and the economic take off of the ... More


Party, Peace, and Caciquismo

Paul Gillingham

in Unrevolutionary Mexico: The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253122
eISBN:
9780300258448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253122.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter identifies the processes by which Veracruz moved from violent political and social fragmentation to comparative stability and central discipline. It charts a new level of control by ... More


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