Presidential Elections in Mexico - Ortega Ortiz, Reynaldo Yunuen
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This book analyzes the transformation of the Mexican political system during the last four decades, focusing on its presidential elections. As the country has shifted away from an authoritarian political system, ruled by a hegemonic party, it has become a more moderate, pluralistic society, marked by electoral competition between contestant parties. Using a mixed methodology, including historical and statistical analysis, the author argues that the fight for clean and fair elections in Mexico has a long history of contestation and conflict, entailing at once movements towards democracy yet also processes of de-democratization."…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book analyzes the transformation of the Mexican political system during the last four decades, focusing on its presidential elections. As the country has shifted away from an authoritarian political system, ruled by a hegemonic party, it has become a more moderate, pluralistic society, marked by electoral competition between contestant parties. Using a mixed methodology, including historical and statistical analysis, the author argues that the fight for clean and fair elections in Mexico has a long history of contestation and conflict, entailing at once movements towards democracy yet also processes of de-democratization."

Autorenporträt
Reynaldo Yunuen Ortega Ortiz is Professor of Political Science at the Center for International Studies at the College of Mexico. He is a Member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico and Chief Editor of the journal Foro Internacional. In 2012 he was awarded the National Prize of Social Research and Public Opinion.
Inhaltsangabe
          CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 2. THE DEMOCRATIZATION PROCESS AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS  IN MEXICO. TOWARDS A TYPOLOGY OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS        CHAPTER 3. MAINTAINING ELECTIONS: 1970, 1976, AND 1982       

CHAPTER 4. CONVERTING ELECTIONS: 1988, 1994, AND 2006      
CHAPTER 5. REALIGNING ELECTIONS: 2000 AND 2012        
CHAPTER 6: CONCLUSIONS: PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS AND THE NEW  STRUCTURE OF POWER IN MEXICO