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Political Change and Environmental Policymaking in Mexico

By Jordi Diez

Routledge – 2006 – 302 pages

Series: Latin American Studies

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Description

This book explores environmental policymaking in Mexico as a vehicle to understanding the broader changes in the policy process within a system undergoing a democratic transformation. It constitutes the first major analysis of environmental policymaking in Mexico at the national level, and examines the implementation of forestry policy in Mexico's largest rain forest, the Selva Lacandona of the state of Chiapas.

Contents

Introduction 1. Political Change in Mexico 2. The Environmental Movement and ENGOs in Mexico 3. Environmental Agenda Setting under Ernesto Zedillo 4. The Making of Environmental Policy 5. The Role of Congress in Environmental Policy Making 6. Deforestation in the Selva Lacandona of Chiapas: The Last of the Mahoganies? 7. The Implementation of Forestry Policy in the Sleva Lacandona. Epilogue: The Decline of the Environmental Agenda under Vicente Fox. Conclusion

Author Bio

Jordi Díez is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Guelph, Canada and has taught at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, the University of Toronto and Queen's University.

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Description: By Jordi Diez. This book explores environmental policymaking in Mexico as a vehicle to understanding the broader changes in the policy process within a system undergoing a democratic transformation. It constitutes the first major analysis of environmental policymaking...
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