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The Reinvention of Mexico: National Ideology in a Neoliberal Era

Gavin O'Toole


This book explores the ideological conflict between neoliberalism and nationalism that has been at the core of economic and political developments in Latin America since the mid-1980s. It focuses on Mexico, which offers a unique opportunity to study one of the ruptures in twentieth-century political thought that has come to define an era of unprecedented globalisation. The book examines how neoliberals dismantling the statist economy in Mexico under President Carlos Salinas de Gortari (1988–1994) confronted the dominant, official ideology upon which the country's development had hitherto been ... More

Keywords: Latin America, globalisation, Carlos Salinas, nationalism, market reform, neoliberalism, political economy, election, Mexico, economic liberalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781846314858
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846316296


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gavin O'Toole, author