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5 Matching questions

  1. state corporatism
  2. GATT
  3. export-centered developement strategy
  4. sexenio
  5. presidencialismo
  1. a the traditional concentration of power, formal and informal, in the office of the Mexican president
  2. b the six-year term that a Mexican president serves in office
  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 developement in which a country exports goods and services in which it has a comparative advantage; part of a neo-liberal developement model
  5. e a political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the portion of an economy largely outside goverment control in which emoloyees work without contracts or benefits
  3. a career-minded bureaucrat who administres public policy according to technical, rather than political, criteria
  4. 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
  5. 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 True/False questions

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

          

  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. WTOthe World Trade Organization, an international body that enforces agreements that reduce barriers to international trade; successor to the GATT

          

  4. NAFTAthe North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them

          

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

          

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