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Decentralization, democratization, and informal power in Mexico

Andrew D. Selee

Decentralization, democratization, and informal power in Mexico

by Andrew D. Selee

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Decentralization in government,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Selee
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL1229.D42 S45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25248861M
    ISBN 100271048433
    ISBN 109780271048437
    LC Control Number2010049709
    OCLC/WorldCa692084768

    Decentralization, Democratization and Informal Power in Mexico, de Andrew Selee, University Park Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania State University Press, , pp. Andrew Selee is director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. His publications include Decentralization, Democratization, and Informal Power in Mexico and the coedited US-Mexico Policy Options for Confronting Organized Crime.

    Decentralization and Popular Democracy. Decentralization is everywhere around us and yet we cannot say what, if anything, it achieves. Proponents argue that it will deepen democracy, improve public services, and make government more accountable. MEXICO CITY -- A trend toward decentralization in Mexican politics has allowed state governors to exert increasing influence over matters such as security, swelling budgets and the operation of.

    Going Local: Decentralization, Democratization, and the Promise of Good Governance By Merilee S. Grindle Princeton University Press, , pp. This methodologically rigorous and carefully crafted book is an exercise in good scholarship. Decentralization, Democratization, and Informal Power in Mexico (Penn State University Press, ) Mexico's Democratic Challenges (co-editor, Wilson Center Press/Stanford University Press, ); Shared Responsibility: U.S.-Mexico Policy Options for Confronting Organized Crime (co-editor with Eric L. Olson and David A. Shirk, Wilson Center, );.


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Andrew Seleenbsp;is director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

His publications includenbsp;Decentralization, Democratization, and Informal Power in Mexiconbsp;and the coeditednbsp;US-Mexico Policy Options for Confronting Organized Crime.

Mexico: Past Experiences and Future Opportunities (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, ); Wayne Cornelius, Todd Eisenstadt, and Jane Hindley, eds., Subnational Politics and Democratization in Mexico (San Diego: Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, ).

This book assesses the impact of decentralization on Mexico's intergovernmental relations and examines the constraints upon the devolution of political power from the center to the lower levels of government. It also discusses the distribution of power and authority to governments of opposition parties within the context of a more open.

This chapter explores the relationship between democratization and decentralization. In Mexico, the government promoted deliberative citizen participation nation-wide in rural municipalities, well before national electoral democratization. Victoria Rodríguez uncovers a new paradox in the Mexican political system: retaining power by giving it away.

She argues that since the de la Madrid presidency (–), the Mexican government has embarked upon a major effort of political and administrative decentralization as a means to increase its hold on power.Going Local: Decentralization, Democratization, and the Promise of Good Governance | Merilee S.

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