In This Review

Impacts of Mexican Oil Policy on Economic and Political Development
Impacts of Mexican Oil Policy on Economic and Political Development
By Jesús-Agustín Velasco
Lexington Books, 1983, 236 pp.

Written from the Mexican viewpoint, this study outlines the role of oil policy in the entire national scene. The potentialities, the challenges, and the dangers created by oil are fully recognized, as is its dual nature as miracle drug and reality-distorting narcotic.