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First World Dreams: Mexico Since 1989

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This accessible book looks at the last twenty years of Mexico's history. Under globalization, Mexico has opened its borders, reformed its political system, and transformed its economy. But Mexico's increasingly vibrant civil society is marred by Human Rights abuses and violent rebellion. 'First World Dreams' shows how market reforms have produced a stable economy, regular ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Zed Books
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I found this book to be an excellent overview of Mexico's history since the traumatic events of 1968. Having lived and traveled in Mexico on-and-off for a number of years, reading this book helped me put the pieces together from all of the things I had heard and read about Mexican public life. I felt like I had a clearer picture of where Mexico was coming from as a nation, and where they might be headed.

I strongly recommend this book to anyone who has a serious interest in Mexico from a social,
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