SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.14 issue34The disciplinary Scientific Dispute of the Concept of LandscapeThe struggle for Recognition in Measuring Models: The Case of the Universidad de Antioquia author indexsubject indexsearch form
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO

Share


Andamios

Print version ISSN 1870-0063

Abstract

FREIDENBERG, Flavia. The Other Representation: Local Clientele Links in Mexico. Andamios [online]. 2017, vol.14, n.34, pp.231-258. ISSN 1870-0063.

This research presents evidence that political relations are not only programmatic links but also entail clientelistic ties. Those represent an additional form of representation held because of the marginality conditions of the population, the high profitability of clientelist exchange and the perception of mutual benefits that actors receive as a product of that exchange. The study reports how politicians relate to local brokers and customers in Mexico while seeking to maximize their electoral choices and gives voice to intermediaries as a crucial point of the intermediation.

Keywords : Clientelism; Mexico; Partido Revolucionario Institucional; local politics.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )