Democracy in “Two Mexicos”

Political Institutions in Oaxaca and Nuevo León

  • Authors
  • Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera
      Pages 1-5
  3. Theoretical Framework and Methodology

  4. Case Study 1: Oaxaca

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera
      Pages 53-70
    3. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera
      Pages 71-89
  5. Case Study 2: Nuevo León

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera
      Pages 111-125
  6. Conclusion: Effective Rules, Economic Inclusion, and Political Stability; Lessons for Young and Unequal Democracies

  7. Epilogue: Mexico After 2006 and the Case of Nuevo León

    1. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera
      Pages 157-164
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 165-219

About this book


This book explains some of the ways in which deteriorated socioeconomic conditions (inequality in particular) and institutional limitations (corruption, electoral exclusion, and a weak rule of law, among others) affect political stability in extremely unequal developing countries, like Mexico, where democracy is not yet fully consolidated.


corruption democracy Developing Countries economy Electoral Institution

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