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About René Torres-Ruiz

René Torres-Ruiz, with a PhD in political science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, s a full-time research professor at the Iberoamericana University’s Department of Social and Political Sciences. His main areas of research are:democracy and citizenship; political change, participation, social movements; political parties and electoral systems. Recent publications include Surcando la democracia: México y sus realidades (2015) Mexico City: Colección Argumentos, número 275.

 

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Democracy and social movements in Mexico

Mexico has a proud tradition of mobilization, yet it has largely failed to ensure that demands are properly met or that the country’s politics, institutions and legal system are transformed.

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