Readership: General readers and students interested in Mexican culture, history and politics, as well as readers of current events and foreign affairs.
Roderic Ai Camp, Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim, Claremont McKenna College
Roderic Ai Camp is Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim at Claremont McKenna College and serves on the Advisory Board of the Mexican Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in teh Smithsonian Institution. His books include Politics in Mexico and The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico.
Political Map of Mexico
List of Tables
Part I: Major Issues Facing Mexico Today
1: Security and Violence in Mexico
2: Mexico's Economic Development
3: Mexico's Political Development
4: Foreign Relations with the United States
5: Mexico's Social Development
Part II: Historical Legacies
6: Mexico's Colonial Heritage
7: The National Period and the Rise of Liberal/Conservative Conflicts
8: The Mexican Revolution and a New Political Model for Mexico
9: Mexico's Democratic Transition
Part III: Mexico's Present and Future
10: Mexico's Democratic Consolidation
11: Cultural, Economic, and Social Developments
12: What Lies Ahead?
Chronology of Mexican Presidents, 1964-2012
Selected Suggested Readings in English