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First World dreams : Mexico since 1989

Author: Alexander S Dawson
Publisher: Nova Scotia : Fernwood Pub. ; New York : Zed Books, 2006.
Series: Global history of the present.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mexicans have long dreamt of the First World, and in recent times it has landed there with a thud. Under the guise of globalization, Mexico opened its borders, reformed its political system, and transformed its economy. The impacts have been paradoxical." "In First World Dreams Alexander S. Dawson explores the contradictions and challenges which Mexico has experienced in embracing the market so wholeheartedly. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dawson, Alexander S. (Alexander Scott), 1967-
First World dreams.
Nova Scotia : Fernwood Pub. ; New York : Zed Books, 2006
(DLC) 2006025083
(OCoLC)70836734
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander S Dawson
ISBN: 9781848131347 1848131348 9781848136717 1848136714
OCLC Number: 370960502
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (194 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Why 1989? --
Salinastroika --
Nineteen ninety-four --
The last days of the PRI? --
Border crossings in an age of terror --
Conclusion : democracy in Mexico.
Series Title: Global history of the present.
Responsibility: Alexander Dawson.

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Under the guise of globalization, Mexico opened its borders, reformed its political system, and transformed its economy. This title presents a history of Mexico since 1989, focusing on globalization,  Read more...

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'Finally, a book that examines the new Mexico that emerged from the 1982 devaluation and the 1985 earthquake. Alexander Dawson weaves the interplay of globalization, neo-liberalism, national Read more...

 
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