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Mexico in focus : political, environmental and social issues / editor, José Galindo.

Contributor(s): Galindo Rodriguéz, José [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Latin American political, economic, and security issuesPublisher: New York : Nova Publishers, [2014]Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781634631976; 1634631978Subject(s): Environmental policy -- Mexico | Mexico -- Environmental conditions | Mexico -- Social policy | Mexico -- Social conditions | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference | Ecology | Environmental policy | Social conditions | Social policy | MexicoGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mexico in focusDDC classification: 320.60972 LOC classification: GE190.M6 | M494 2014Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Energy, environment, and society in the Basin of Mexico until the nineteenth century / Germán Vergara -- A tale of two valleys : an examination of the hydrological union of the Mezquital Valley and the Basin of Mexico / Jonathan Graham -- Conservation challenges in Mexico : developing a protection strategy for the threatened sand dunes of Coauhila's La Laguna / Cristina García-De La Peña, Cameron Barrows, Héctor Gadsden, Mark Fisher, Gamaliel Castañeda, & Ulises Romero-Méndez -- An analytical retrospective of Mexico for a sustainable future / J. Serrano-Arellano, J.L. Chávez-Servín, M. Dávila-Núñez -- Estuarine and coastal fishes from Yucatan Peninsula : diversity and ecology / Ma. Eugenia Vega-Cendejas, Mirella Hernandez de S. -- Pushing Mexico to a recycling culture / José Antonio Guevara-García, Virginia Montiel-Corona -- Land, forest, and pueblos in the Meseta Purépecha, 1869-1911 / Fernando Pérez Montesinos -- The impact of labor regulation and movements on the Mexican industry : the case of a textile mill in central Mexico in the twentieth century / José Galindo -- "Clubismo" in post-revolutionary Mexico : an overview of the emergence of service and social clubs in Puebla and Tijuana, 1920-1960 / David Tamayo -- A universal social protection system : an instrument of public policy to reach greater social mobility in Mexico / Roberto Vélez Grajales, Juan Enrique Huerta Wong -- Old-age income protection in Mexico / F. Alejandro Villagómez -- The origin of the national human rights commission in 1990 within the Latin American democratization process : institution of the Mexican society or of the Mexican state? / José Galindo -- El agua de la revolución : the historical evolution and devolution of a socio-environmental right in Mexico / Mikael Wolfe -- The return of the PRI and the future of democracy in Mexico / Alberto J. Olvera -- The evolution of the legislative output of Mexican presidents under divided government : the case of Felipe Calderón (2006-2012) / Germán Stuht -- The legacies of authoritarianism : opposition parties and their electoral strategies in Mexico / José Antonio Hernández Company -- Mexican democracy's awkward partner : Televisa as a de facto power / Andrew Paxman.
Summary: This book compiles the works of many authors from some of the best academic institutions in the world, all related to Mexicoś contemporary general conditions. The main objective of this compilation is to examine Mexico as a whole, giving the reader an insight in its social, economic, political and environmental problems. For this purpose, the texts have been chosen in a way that after analyzing a few of them, one will find them all correlated. The problems analyzed in this book range from very recent (some of them occurring this past year) to others that go back decades or even centuries. In.
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Energy, environment, and society in the Basin of Mexico until the nineteenth century / Germán Vergara -- A tale of two valleys : an examination of the hydrological union of the Mezquital Valley and the Basin of Mexico / Jonathan Graham -- Conservation challenges in Mexico : developing a protection strategy for the threatened sand dunes of Coauhila's La Laguna / Cristina García-De La Peña, Cameron Barrows, Héctor Gadsden, Mark Fisher, Gamaliel Castañeda, & Ulises Romero-Méndez -- An analytical retrospective of Mexico for a sustainable future / J. Serrano-Arellano, J.L. Chávez-Servín, M. Dávila-Núñez -- Estuarine and coastal fishes from Yucatan Peninsula : diversity and ecology / Ma. Eugenia Vega-Cendejas, Mirella Hernandez de S. -- Pushing Mexico to a recycling culture / José Antonio Guevara-García, Virginia Montiel-Corona -- Land, forest, and pueblos in the Meseta Purépecha, 1869-1911 / Fernando Pérez Montesinos -- The impact of labor regulation and movements on the Mexican industry : the case of a textile mill in central Mexico in the twentieth century / José Galindo -- "Clubismo" in post-revolutionary Mexico : an overview of the emergence of service and social clubs in Puebla and Tijuana, 1920-1960 / David Tamayo -- A universal social protection system : an instrument of public policy to reach greater social mobility in Mexico / Roberto Vélez Grajales, Juan Enrique Huerta Wong -- Old-age income protection in Mexico / F. Alejandro Villagómez -- The origin of the national human rights commission in 1990 within the Latin American democratization process : institution of the Mexican society or of the Mexican state? / José Galindo -- El agua de la revolución : the historical evolution and devolution of a socio-environmental right in Mexico / Mikael Wolfe -- The return of the PRI and the future of democracy in Mexico / Alberto J. Olvera -- The evolution of the legislative output of Mexican presidents under divided government : the case of Felipe Calderón (2006-2012) / Germán Stuht -- The legacies of authoritarianism : opposition parties and their electoral strategies in Mexico / José Antonio Hernández Company -- Mexican democracy's awkward partner : Televisa as a de facto power / Andrew Paxman.

This book compiles the works of many authors from some of the best academic institutions in the world, all related to Mexicoś contemporary general conditions. The main objective of this compilation is to examine Mexico as a whole, giving the reader an insight in its social, economic, political and environmental problems. For this purpose, the texts have been chosen in a way that after analyzing a few of them, one will find them all correlated. The problems analyzed in this book range from very recent (some of them occurring this past year) to others that go back decades or even centuries. In.

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