Jonathan Fox
“Rethinking Local Governance: Lessons From a Collaborative Research Project With the Oaxaca Indigenous Binational Front”

May 5, 2003

Professor Jonathan Fox spoke about limitations on civic participation in small towns that are part of larger municipalities in Mexico.


Jonathan Fox is Professor and Chair of the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies at UC Santa Cruz. He has published widely on the issues of democratization and the strengthening of civil society, particularly in Mexico. This research has been supported with grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Heinz Foundation, and the North-South Center. Of his many publications, he most recently co-edited Cross-Border Dialogues: Mexico-U.S. Social Movement Networking (.pdf file).

Articles by Professor Fox:
-"La relación recíproca entre la participación ciudadana y la rendición de cuentas: La experiencia de los fondos municipales en el México rural" (in Spanish, Acrobat .pdf file)
-"Los Fondos Municipales de Solidaridad y la participación comunitaria en Oaxaca" (in Spanish, Acrobat .pdf file)

Professor Fox speaks with an attendee after the event. At the right is Bernardo Mendez, Press Consul to the Mexican Consulate in San Francisco.


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