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Mexico: PRI Regime, 1969-2000

(see also Mexico: PRI Regime 1940-1968, Mexico: La Capital)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Brooks, David. "Mexico's 'modernization' ignites old-fashioned rage," In These Times (10/11/89):11 & 22.

Carlsen, Laura. "Grass roots social movements in Mexico," Radical America 22,4 (9/89).

Epstein, Jack. "Will Salinas bring glasnost to the ruling party?" In These Times (6/22/88):13.

Fischer, Lynn & Christine MacDonald. "Mexico: cutting through the haze," in Human Rights Watch/Natural Resources Defense Council, Defending the Earth: Abuses of Human Rights & the Environment (NY, 1992), pp. 65-76. Pollution & logging under Salinas de Gortari.

Fox, Jonathan. "Time to cross the border: paying attention to Mexico," Radical America 22,4 (9/89).

Gottlieb, Bob & Peter Wiley. "Mexico in trouble, inside & out," In These Times (5/29/85):17.

Guillermoprieto, Alma. "Losing the future," "The only way to win?" "Whodunnit?" "The Riddle of Raúl" & "The peso," in her Looking for History: Dispatches from Latin America (NY: vintage, 2001). Presidential politics in the 1990s.

Hall, M. Floyd. "Troubled times for the political system," In These Times (10/28/87):7.

Larner, Brook. "Despite austerity, rich get richer," Chistian Science Monitor (6/20/89):1.

__________. "Austerity plan hits poor hardest," Christian Science Monitor (6/21/89):3.

__________. "How losing a vote may actually boost Salinas," Christian Science Monitor (6/29/89):1-2.

Lazaroff, Leon. "PRI-posterous," In These Times (3/20/95):14-16.

Orme, William A. Jr. "Mexico's political machine: laying with loaded dice," Nation (11/8/86):483-86.

Ross, John. "Pilgrim's progress: hippo runs amok," San Francisco Examiner (1/14/90):A19. Escapee from private zoo reveals a lot about Mexican society & politics in that day.

Shapira, Yoram. "México: the impact of the 1968 student protest on Echeverría's reformism," Journal of Inter-American Studies & World Affairs 19,4 (11/77):557-80.

Skinner, Joseph. “Octopus of the airwaves,” Monthly Review 39,4 (9/87): 44-49.

Tangeman, Mike. "Cárdenas wakes left from its siesta," In These Times (6/22/88):12-13.

Witt, Matt. "PRI loyalists terrorize Mexican opposition," In These Times (2/14/90):2. Wave of violence against PRD activists & trade unionists.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Babb, Sarah L. Managing Mexico: Economists from Nationalism to Neoliberalism (Princeton NJ: Princeton, 2001).

Cameron, Maxwell A. & Brian W. Tomlin. The Making of NAFTA: How the Deal Was Done (Ithaca: Cornell, 199?).

Centeno, Miguel Angel. Democracy Within Reason: Technocratic Revolution in Mexico (University Park: Pennsylvania State U., 2003).

Guillermoprieto, Alma. Los años en que no fuimos felices: crónicas de la transición mexicana (México: Plaza y Janés, 1999).

Hodges, Donald & Ross Gandy. Mexico Under Siege: Popular Resistance to Presidential Despotism (NY: Palgrave, 2002). From veer to right in 1940 to presidential elections of 2000.

Li, He. From Revolution to Reform: A Comparative Study of China & Mexico (Lanham MD: U. Press of America, 2004).

Hamilton, Nora & Timothy F. Harding (eds.) Modern Mexico: State, Economy & Social Conflict (Beverly Hills CA: Sage, 1986).

Joseph, Gilbert M. & Timothy J. Henderson (eds.) The Mexico Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Durham NC: Duke, 2002).

MacLeod, Dag. Downsizing the State: Privatization & the Limits of Neoliberal Reform in Mexico (University Park: Pennsylvnia State U., 2005).

Quiñones, Sam. True Tales from Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, Chalino & the Bronx (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 2001).

Rodriguez, Victoria E. Decentralization in Mexico: From Reforma Municipal to Solidaridad to Nuevo Federalismo (Boulder CO: Westview, 1997).

Semo, Ilán y otros. La transición interrumpida: México, 1968-1988 (México: Nueva Imagen, 1993).

In the Library: Fiction

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In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Amores perros" [199?], dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu, 153m. In video stores.

"I Forgot, I Don't Remember" [1998], dir. Juan Carlos Rulfo, 75. From Latin American Video Archives. Documentary on director's search fortraces of his father, the famous novelist.

"They Shine: On Being Gay in Morelos (Se lucen)" [2002], dir. Greg Berger, 13m. From Latin American Video Archives. Four gay men living with poverty in Mazatepec, Morelos.

"Todo el poder" [1999], dir. Fernando Sariñana, 102m.

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