The Politics of Food in Mexico : : State Power and Social Mobilization / / Jonathan Fox.

Jonathan Fox compares a broad range of food policy reforms in Mexico, long one of Latin America's most autonomous states, in order to shed light on the broader problem of the determinants of state capacity. Moving beyond conventional state- and society-centered theories, Fox proposes an interac...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Cornell University Press Archive Pre-2000
Place / Publishing House:Ithaca, NY : : Cornell University Press, , [2019]
Year of Publication:2019
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Physical Description:1 online resource (296 p.) :; 1 map, 2 charts/graphs
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Tables and Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. State-Society Interaction and Distributive Reform in Mexico
  • 3. The Revolutionary Roots of Reform from Above: State Initiative and the Mexican Food System
  • 4. Implementing Food Policy: Interests and Inertia
  • 5. Reform Dynamics in Practice: Public versus Private Intermediaries
  • 6. The Sandwich Strategy: Opening from Above Meets Mobilization from Below
  • 7. Lessons for Understanding Political Change in Mexico
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index