ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Mexico : Long March to Multiparty Democracy

The presidential election of December 2000 represented a turning point bringing to an end seven decades of rule by the PRI and two decades of intermittent economic crises. While president Vicente Fox has continued the reforms of the political and economic system begun by his predecessors, he has been hampered by the downturn in the economy and the fact that old habits of a profligate system based on pelf and privilege are hard to change.

A Scholar's View

Mexico’s Political Awakening by Vikram K Chand; University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Indiana, US, 2001; pp 270, $ 20.00 (paperback), $ 40 (hardback).

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