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5 Matching questions

  1. informal sector
  2. coup d'etat
  3. Import-substituting industrialization
  4. export-centered developement strategy
  5. clientelism
  1. a 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
  2. b the constitutionally unauthorized removal of an existing government by force
  3. c a strategy for developement in which a country exports goods and services in which it has a comparative advantage; part of a neo-liberal developement model
  4. d the portion of an economy largely outside goverment control in which emoloyees work without contracts or benefits
  5. e a strategy for industrialization in which a country manufactures domestically goods that it previously imported, in order to satisfy domestic market demands

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a mexican factory (usually near the US border) that produces goods for export
  2. a political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party
  3. the World Trade Organization, an international body that enforces agreements that reduce barriers to international trade; successor to the GATT
  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. neofeudal realtionships in which "patrons" gain the support of "client" through the mutual exchange of benefits and obligations

5 True/False questions

  1. anti-clericalismopposition to the political power of religious institutions or the clergy

          

  2. ejidoland granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants

          

  3. presidencialismoan 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

          

  4. NAFTAthe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO

          

  5. sexenioa career-minded bureaucrat who administres public policy according to technical, rather than political, criteria