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5 Matching questions

  1. divided government
  2. GATT
  3. sexenio
  4. informal sector
  5. agro-export model of developement
  1. a the portion of an economy largely outside goverment control in which emoloyees work without contracts or benefits
  2. b 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
  3. c the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO
  4. d a strategy for economic developement in which a country exports agricultural products, minerals and petroleum, and imports manufactured goods
  5. e the six-year term that a Mexican president serves in office

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a recipient of an ejido land grant
  2. a political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party
  3. a network of voluntary associations that exists outside the state, such as professional organiztions, trade unions, student and women's groups, religious bodies, fraternal organizations, athletic leagues, musical societies, etc.
  4. 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
  5. a political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group

5 True/False questions

  1. neo-liberal model of developementa 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

          

  2. coup d'etatthe constitutionally unauthorized removal of an existing government by force

          

  3. clientelisman 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. 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

          

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