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5 Matching questions

  1. patron-client relations
  2. neo-liberal model of developement
  3. GATT
  4. WTO
  5. clientelism
  1. a the World Trade Organization, an international body that enforces agreements that reduce barriers to international trade; successor to the GATT
  2. b an informal aspect of policymaking in which a powerful patron offers resources such as land, contacts, protection or jobs in return for the support and services of lower-status and less powerful clients; corruption, preferential treatment and inequality are charcteristic of clientelist politics
  3. c neofeudal realtionships in which "patrons" gain the support of "client" through the mutual exchange of benefits and obligations
  4. d the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO
  5. e a strategy for economic developement in which a country promotes open competition among business firms in its national market, and gives relatively free rein to market forces

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a recipient of an ejido land grant
  2. the six-year term that a Mexican president serves in office
  3. a government in which the president or chief executive is from a different political party than the political party that has a majority in, or which dominates, the national legislature
  4. an economic developement strategy in which the state guides the process of private industrial and agricultural developement, encourages the formation of investment capital and the establishment of businesses, and protects domestic businesses from foreign competition
  5. the traditional concentration of power, formal and informal, in the office of the Mexican president

5 True/False questions

  1. corporatisma political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party

          

  2. civil societyan informal aspect of policymaking in which a powerful patron offers resources such as land, contacts, protection or jobs in return for the support and services of lower-status and less powerful clients; corruption, preferential treatment and inequality are charcteristic of clientelist politics

          

  3. state corporatisman economic developement strategy in which the state guides the process of private industrial and agricultural developement, encourages the formation of investment capital and the establishment of businesses, and protects domestic businesses from foreign competition

          

  4. informal sectorthe portion of an economy largely outside goverment control in which emoloyees work without contracts or benefits

          

  5. maquiladoraland granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants

          

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