The Mexican Shock by Jorge G. Castaneda
Its Meaning for the United States

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One of the most trenchant critics of the Latin American scene and American foreign policy, Jorge G. Castaeda has been hailed as the "leading Mexican voice in the U.S. media" (In These Times). In The Mexican Shock Castaeda examines the major issues in Mexico in recent years and their effects on the United States: emigration, the relationship between politics and economics, the assassination of presidential candidate Luis Colosio, and the rapid devaluation of the peso.

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Jorge G. Castaneda is the author of several books, including "Perpetuating Power, The Mexican Shock" (both published by The New Press), and "Utopia Unarmed". Having served as Mexico's foreign minister from 2000 to 2003, he is currently Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American Studies at New York University. He divides his time between Mexico City and New York City.
Published November 1, 1995 by New Press, The. 257 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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