eBook Mexico Today: An Encyclopedia Of Life In Republic, 1st Edition

  • Ana Paula Ambrosi de Haro
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  • ISBN-10: 0313349495
  • ISBN-13: 9780313349492
  • DDC: 972.0842
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 666 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This comprehensive encyclopedia examines modern Mexican life, providing over 200 entries on politics, government, economics, society, culture, and much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Topic Finder.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology of Contemporary Mexico.
1: Abortion.
2: Agriculture.
3: Aguascalientes.
4: Airlines.
5: Alcoholism.
6: Archaeological Sites.
7: Architecture.
8: Armed Forces.
9: Art and the Private Sector.
10: Art Criticism.
11: Art Education.
12: Art Exhibitions.
13: Art Market.
14: Arts, Alternative Venues for.
15: Baja California Norte.
16: Baja California Sur.
17: Banking.
18: Basílica de Guadalupe.
19: Beverage Industry.
20: Borders, Northern and Southern.
21: Calderón Hinojosa, Felipe.
22: Campeche.
23: Cartoons and Cartoonists.
24: Catholicism.
25: Chiapas.
26: Chihuahua.
27: Cinema.
28: Classical Music.
29: Climate Change.
30: Coahuila.
31: Colima.
32: Corruption.
33: Crime and Punishment.
34: Cuisine.
35: Cultural Policies.
36: Culture and the Government.
37: Dance.
38: Debt, Foreign.
39: De la Madrid, Miguel.
40: Design Concepts.
41: Domestic Violence.
42: Drug Trade and Trafficking.
43: Durango.
44: Earthquake in Mexico City, 1985.
45: Echeverría Álvarez, Luis.
46: Economic Crash of 1994–1995.
47: Economy, Informal.
48: Economy, U.S.-Mexican Border.
49: Education.
50: Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional and the Indigenous Movement.
51: Election, Presidential, 2000.
52: Election, Presidential, 2006.
53: Electoral Institutions.
54: El Museo Nacional de Antropología.
55: Energy.
56: Environment.
57: Environmental Issues.
58: Family, Friends, and Social Etiquette.
59: Family and Marriage.
60: Feminism.
61: Folklore Culture.
62: Folk Music.
63: Foreign Direct Investment.
64: Foreign Policy.
65: Foreign Trade.
66: Fox Quesada, Vicente.
67: Global Market and Multinational Corporations.
68: Government.
69: Guanajuato.
70: Guerrero.
71: Health Care System.
72: Hidalgo.
73: Human Trafficking.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Immigration and Emigration.
2: Income.
3: Indigenous Culture.
4: Indigenous Peoples.
5: Jalisco.
6: Judicial System.
7: Labor Force and Labor Movements.
8: Land Distribution and Land Reform.
9: Law Enforcement.
10: Literature, Contemporary.
11: López Portillo, José.
12: Lucha Libre.
13: Maquiladoras.
14: Media Arts, New.
15: México, State of.
16: Mexico City.
17: Michoacán.
18: Mining.
19: Monetary System.
20: Morelos.
21: Musical Groups and Artists.
22: Nationalism and National Identity.
23: Nayarit.
24: North American Free Trade Agreement.
25: Nuevo León.
26: Oaxaca.
27: Opera.
28: Painting.
29: Partido Acción Nacional.
30: Partido de la Revolución Democrática.
31: Partido del Trabajo.
32: Partido Revolucionario Institucional.
33: Partido Verde Ecologista de México.
34: Peasantry.
35: Petróleos Mexicanos.
36: Photography.
37: Politics and Political Parties.
38: Popular Culture.
39: Poverty.
40: Print Media.
41: Puebla.
42: Querétaro.
43: Quintana Roo.
44: Racism.
45: Religion.
46: Salinas de Gortari, Carlos.
47: San Luis Potosí.
48: Science and Research.
49: Sculpture.
50: Sinaloa.
51: Soccer.
52: Social Structures, Class, and Ethnic Relations.
53: Sonora.
54: Sports.
55: Street Children.
56: Tabasco.
57: Tamaulipas.
58: Telenovelas.
59: Television.
60: Theater.
61: Tlatelolco Massacre.
62: Tlaxcala.
63: Tourism.
64: Transportation.
65: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
66: Urban Culture.
67: Urbanization.
68: Veracruz.
69: Visual Arts.
70: Voters.
71: Youth Culture.
72: Yucatán.
73: Zacatecas.
74: Zedillo Ponce de León, Ernesto.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Index.