Privatization and Political Change in Mexico, Pittsburgh PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. Purchase Online and Digital Access  

“A careful analysis of economic restructuring in Mexico based on articles in the press, official documents, and personal interviews. More important, she has clearly and articulately laid out the history of—and developed the most important theoretical underpinnings explaining—economic liberalization in the Mexican system.” (Perspectives in Political Science).


Policymaking in Mexico: From Boom to Crisis.  Winchester, MA:  Allen and Unwin, Inc.1988. Dropbox download and  Purchase Online

Choice Outstanding Academic Book of the Year Award for 1988-1989


Mexico: The Trump Effect. Peace Magazine. July-September, 2017: 24-30. Online

Violent Conflict and Uneven Development: The Case of Mexico. In William Ascher and Natalia Mirovitskaya, eds. Economic Development Strategies and the Evolution of Violence in Latin America.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 41-69. U of T Access

Mexico: FromPerfect Dictatorship to Imperfect Democracy. In Katie Isbester, ed. The Paradox of Democracy in Latin America. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010, pp. 105-129.  

Mexico Under Vicente Fox: What Can Canada Expect? In Fen Osler Hampson, Norman Hillmer and Maureen Appel Malot eds., Canada Among Nations 2001: The Axworthy Legacy. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 270-293.

Neoliberalism and the Transformation of Mexican Authoritarianism. Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, Vol. 13, No. 1, Winter 1997: 121-147.  Online and U of T Access  

State Labor Relations and the Transformation of Mexican Corporatism. In Gerardo Otero, ed. Neoliberalism Revisited: Economic Restructuring and Mexico’s Political Future. Boulder CO: Westview Press, 1996, pp. 149-166. 

Economic Reform and Political Change in Mexico. Latin American Research Review (review essay) Vol. 31, No. 2, 1996, pp 252-262. U of T Access

Neoliberalism and the Transformation of Mexican Authoritarianism. Downsview: York University, CERLAC Working Paper, 1996. 35 pp. PDF 

Reforma de mercado y transición politíca en México. Relaciones. 11-12, 1995, pp 11-27(Universidad Autonoma de México, Iztapalapa). 

The Dismantling of the Mexican State and the Role of the Private Sector. In Ricardo Greenspun and Maxwell Cameron, eds., The Political Economy of a North American Free Trade Area. St. Martin's Press and McGill-Queens University Press, 1993, pp 177-192. 

The Mexican State and the Political Implications of Economic Restructuring. Latin American Perspectives, Issue 73, Vol. 19, No 2, Spring, 1992: 88-104. Online and U of T Access

The Political Economy of Trade Liberalization and Export Promotion in Mexico. In Jacques Zylberberg and Francois Demers, eds., America and the Americas, Sainte Foye: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1992, pp. 327-338.

The State and Economic Crisis in Mexico: Restructuring the Parastate Sector. In A. Ritter, D. Pollock and M.A. Cameron, eds., Latin America and the Caribbean to the Year 2000. New York: Praeger, 1992, pp.221-234.

The Politics of the Mexican Debt Crisis. In Bonnie Campbell, ed., Political Dimensions of the International Debt Crisis. London: Macmillan Political Economy Series, 1989, pp. 163-186. 

Petroleum and Political Crisis in Mexico, 1976-1981. Downsview:  York University, CERLAC Working Paper, 1983, 25 pp.