March 2002
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
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Mexico--Guerrilla Warfare

Mexico--Narcotics and Drug Control
Mexico--Politics and Government

Mexico--Guerrilla Warfare


Bruhn, Kathleen. Antonio Gramsci and the Palabra Verdadera: The Political Discourse of Mexico's Guerrilla Forces. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 41:29-55 Summer 1999.

Krause, Lincoln B. The Guerrillas Next Door: A Short History of Mexico's Armed Revolutionaries from the 1960s to the EZLN Uprising of 1994. Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement 8:34-56 Spring 1999.



Dumond, Don E. The Machete and the Cross: Campesino Rebellion in Yucatan. Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press, 1997. 571 p.
Book call no.: 972.06 D892m

Foster, Lynn V. A Brief History of Mexico. New York, Facts on File, 1997. 276 p.
Book call no.: 972 F755b

Spenser, Daniela. The Impossible Triangle: Mexico, Soviet Russia, and the United States in 1920s. Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 1999. 254 p.
Book call no.: 327.72047


Cummins, Victoria H. and Cummins, Light T. Building on Bolton: The Spanish Borderlands Seventy-Five Years Later. Latin American Research Review 35, no. 2:230-243 2000.
Review essay.

Krause, Lincoln B. The Guerrillas Next Door: A Short History of Mexico's Armed Revolutionaries from the 1960s to the EZLN Uprising of 1994. Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement 8:34-56 Spring 1999.

Mexico's New Cultural History. Hispanic American Historical Review 79:Entire Issue May 1999.
Essays in this issue are based on papers presented at a session of the Mexican Studies Committee, "Trends and Transformations in Mexican History: Reflections on the New Cultural History", held at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, January 1997.


Mexico--Narcotics and Drug Control 


United States. Congress. House of Representatives. Committee on Government Reform. Black -Tar Heroin, Meth and Cocaine Continue to Flood the United States From Mexico. Hearing. 106th Congress, 2nd session, June 30, 2000. Washington, 2001. 106 p.
Book call no.: 363.45 U581b

Nelson, Benjamin F. Drug Control: Update on U.S.-Mexican Counternarcotics Activities: Statement...Before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives. Washington, General Accounting Office, March 1999. 16 p. (GAO/T-NSIAD-99-98)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.99-98[T]

Ramirez, John E. The New Front Line: Militarization of the U.S.-Mexico Border. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, April 1999. 36 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 R173n

Mexico--Politics and Government


Womack, John Jr. Rebellion in Chiapas. New York, The New Press, 1999. 372 p.
Book call no.: 972.08 R291


Nunez, Joseph R. A New United States Strategy for Mexico. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, April 1999. 40 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 N972n


A Primary Experience for Mexico's PRI. Economist 352:27-28 August 21, 1999.
Roberto Madrazo is a charismatic upstart backed by some of Mexico's retrograde political leaders. Can he overturn 70 years of top-down politics?

Baer, M. Delal. Mexico's Coming Backlash. Foreign Affairs 78:90-104 July/August 1999.
While things are going well in Mexico, if a minority government emerges from the 2000 elections, it could lose control of the country. Political violence remains a threat, and drug lords and rebel groups undermine the government.

Camp, Roderic Ai. Democracy Through Mexican Lenses. Washington Quarterly 22:229-242 Summer 1999.

Conger, Lucy. Mexico's Long March to Democracy. Current History 100:58-64 February 2001.
Election of Vicente Fox.

Ferreyra, Aleida and Segura, Renata. Examining the Military in the Local Sphere: Colombia and Mexico. Latin American Perspectives 27:18-35 March 2000.
A look at the "political behavior" of the military in policing violence.

For Fox, the Key is How the PRI Survives. Latin American Weekly Review, p 314, July 11, 2000.

Fox Ponders Pulling Out of the Rio Treaty. Latin American Weekly Report, p 425, September 11, 2001.
Fox calls for replacement of Rio Treaty, the hemisphere's defense accord since 1947, calling it obsolete and useless.

Maggs, John. Misreading Mexico. National Journal 33:478-482 February 17, 2001.
Problems of instituting reform.

Mayer, Jean F. and Legler, Thomas. A Partial Victory. Hemisphere 9:4-7 Winter 2001.
While Fox's election was regarded as "free and fair," elections in the country side still suffer from intimidation and vote buying.

Mexico in the 1990s: Economic Crisis, Social Polarization, and Class Struggle. Latin American Perspectives 28:5-147 July 2001.
Part 2: Six articles that examine "the ways in which Mexicans from diverse walks of life are responding to the country's ongoing crises."

Morris, Stephen D. Corruption and the Mexican Political System: Continuity and Change. Third World Quarterly 20:623-643 June 1999.

Pastor, Robert A. Exiting the Labyrinth. Journal of Democracy 11:20-32 October 2000.
Discusses Mexico's transition from one-party rule to democracy.

Phillip, George. Democratisation and Social Conflict in Mexico. Conflict Studies, 318, pp 1-21, May 1999.

PRI Power Struggle Intensifies. Latin American Weekly Report, p 63, February 6, 2001.
Aftermath of party's first defeat in over 70 years.

Radu, Michael. Mexico: Slouching Toward Normality. The Washington Quarterly 23:41-56 Summer 2000.

Schedler, Andreas. The Democratic Revelation. Journal of Democracy 11:5-19 October 2000.
Author contents Fox's victory was the result of fundamental changes that had been occurring.

Shirk, David A. Vicente Fox and the Rise of PAN. Journal of Democracy 11:25-36 October 2000.
The PAN party characterized as "liberal-democrats."

Stephan, Alfred. The "External Factor". Journal of Democracy 11:33-36 October 2000.
The U.S. as a factor in the future of Mexico.

Thacker, Strom C. NAFTA Coalitions and the Political Viability of Neoliberalism in Mexico. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 41:57-89 Summer 1999.

Villarreal, Andres. Public Opinion of the Economy and the President among Mexico City Residents. Latin American Research Review no.2:132-151 1999.

Vanderbush, Walt. Assessing Democracy in Puebla: The Opposition Takes Charge of Municipal Government. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 41:1-27 Summer 1999.

VAT on Food and Drugs Sparks Controversy. Latin American Weekly Report, p 353, August 1, 2000.
One of Fox's first policy initiatives draws criticism.

Ward, Peter M. and Rodriguez, Victoria E. New Federalism, Intra-Governmental Relations and Co-Governance in Mexico. Journal of Latin American Studies 31:673-710 October 1999.

Work Within Little-Known Policy Group Provides Clues to Fox's Thinking. Latin American Weekly Report, p 301, July 4, 2000.
Notes Fox's contributions to a "neo-liberal" policies adopted in the region.

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