Mexico: PRI Regime, 1969-2000
(see also Mexico: PRI Regime 1940-1968, Mexico: La Capital)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
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).
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In the Library: Photography
"Amores perros" [199?], dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu, 153m. In video stores.
"I Forgot, I Don't Remember" , 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)" , dir. Greg Berger, 13m. From Latin American Video Archives. Four gay men living with poverty in Mazatepec, Morelos.
"Todo el poder" , dir. Fernando Sariñana, 102m.