Rural protest and the making of democracy in Mexico, 1968-2000

Trevizo, Dolores

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  • Creator Dolores Trevizo
  • Format Books
  • Publication University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2011] ©2011
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780271037875, 0271037873
  • OCLC ocn682903030


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction: The rural roots of Mexico's nascent democracy : the role of peasants and agrarian capitalists in opposition politics -- Social movements and democratization -- The "banner of 1968" : the student movement's democratizing effects -- State repression and the dispersal of radicals into Mexico's countryside, 1970-1975 -- Capitalists on the road to political power in Mexico : class struggle, neopanismo, and the birth of democracy -- The rural sources of the PRD's electoral resiliency -- Conclusion: The post-1968 struggle for democracy in rural Mexico -- Appendixes
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