The Reinvention of Mexico
National Ideology in a Neoliberal Era
Gavin O'Toole is a freelance journalist, writer and consultant; and editor of the Latin American Review of Books. His previous works include The Reinvention of Mexico: National Ideology in a Neoliberal Era (LUP, 2010).
Preface I Nationalism and Liberalism Introduction 1. From Nation-Building to Crisis II Construction: State Discourses 2. ‘New Nationalism’ and ‘Social Liberalism’ 3. The Reform of Article 27 4. Free Trade III Contestation: Opposition Discourses 5. The Intellectual Reassessment of National Ideology 6. Nationalism and the Left: The PRD 7. Nationalism and the Right: The PAN Conclusion Endnotes Bibliography
... the book is an invaluable contribution to the area of the discursive analysis of nationalism and in particular its interplay with liberalism.
Bulletin of Latin American Research Vol. 31, No. 4
Those who desire a thorough exploration of its content, or the definitive account of the PRI's attempt to redefine it in the 1990s, would do well to read this book.
Latin American Studies, vol 43
Recommended. Graduate, research, and professional collections.
Choice, Vol. 48, No. 11
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Publication: October 25, 2010
Series: Liverpool Latin American Studies 12