Mexico in Crisis

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Mexico in Crisis

By Judith Adler Hellman
Holmes & Meier, 1978
229 pp. $15.75
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After taking pessimistic note of the factors reinforcing continuity, such as the hold of the PRI, capitalist development, the power of a bourgeoisie undaunted by Echeverria's addiction to "radical rhetoric and half measures," the author asserts that "nothing short of a major upheaval in the Mexican system could genuinely improve their [the masses'] lot."