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Author Langston, Joy (Joy Kathryn), author.

Title Democratization and authoritarian party survival : Mexico's PRI / Joy K. Langston
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 244 pages)
Contents The dinosaur that did not die : Mexico's PRI from 1982 to 2012 -- Theorizing authoritarian party survival -- The PRI under hegemony -- The transition to democracy and the struggles to take over the party -- The challenges of (authoritarian) party survival after democratization -- Voting behavior in Mexico -- Changes to candidate selection and political recruitment -- Changing federal deputy campaigns -- Authority and delegation in the chamber of deputies -- Comparing the PRI experience in Kenya and Taiwan
Summary By focusing on political institutions to understand the new power-sharing agreement between the national party headquarters and the party's governors, this work explores why Mexico's hegemonic PRI was able to survive out of power after it was ousted from the executive in 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Partido Revolucionario Institucional.
SUBJECT Partido Revolucionario Institucional fast
Subject Democratization -- Mexico
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Elections.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General.
Politics and government
SUBJECT Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1988-2000.
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 2000-
Subject Mexico
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190628536