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Mexican democracy

Kenneth F. Johnson

Mexican democracy

a critical view.

by Kenneth F. Johnson

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


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SeriesAllyn and Bacon series inLatin American politics
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In , the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)—which had governed Mexico with an iron grip for 71 years before being ousted in —was surprisingly returned to power. In Mexico's Evolving Democracy, a team of distinguished political scientists delivers an exceptional analysis of the remarkable Mexican by: 4.   Like Juan Pardinas suggests, Mexican democracy is a "green dog". It is too exotic. It is the only one in the world -- except for Costa Rica --in which reelection of legislators or municipal presidents does not exist. It is one of the few that do not allow citizen candidacies. It is exceptional for the absence of the referendum.


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During the recent Mexican elections, Daniel Eltringham travelled to the country as part of a delegation that would hope to oversee a just and corruption free election process. This anti-corruption, pro- democratic transparency stance is new to Mexico, a country that has seen the murder of electoral candidates and high-levels of electoral fraud.

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