Decentralization and democratization

Jonathan Fox, “Decentralizing_Decentralization: Mexico’s Invisible Fourth
Level of the State
,” Chapter 7 in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007

Jonathan Fox, “Rural Democratization and Decentralization at the State-Society Interface: What Counts as ‘Local’ Government in the Mexican Countryside?Journal of Peasant Studies, 34(3-4), July-October, 2007

Jonathan Fox, “Empowerment and Institutional Change: Mapping ‘Virtuous Circles’ of State-Society Interaction,” in Ruth Alsop, ed., Power, Rights and Poverty: Concepts and Connections, Washington: World Bank/GB Department of International Development, 2005 (also published in Serie Analisis de Desarrollo, No. 2, 2005, Universidad Iberoamericana, Instituto de Investigaciones sobre Desarrollo Sustentable y Equidad Social, Mexico City)

Jonathan Fox, “La relación recíproca entre la participación ciudadana y la rendición de cuentas: La experiencia de los Fondos Municipales en el México rural,” (“The Reciprocal Relationship Between Citizen Participation and Accountability: The Experience of the Municipal Funds in Rural Mexico”) Política y Gobierno, 9(1), January, 2002

Jonathan Fox and Josefina Aranda, “The Politics of Decentralized Rural Poverty Programs,” in Richard Tardanico and Mark Rosenberg, eds., Poverty of Development? Global Restructuring and Regional Transformations in the US South and the Mexican South, Routledge: 2000

Jonathan Fox, “The Inter-Dependence between Citizen Participation and Institutional Accountability: Lessons from Mexico’s Rural Municipal Funds,” in Katherine Bain, ed., Thinking Out Loud: Innovative Case Studies on Participation Instruments, Washington: World Bank, Latin America and Caribbean Region Civil Society Papers, 1999

Jonathan Fox and Josefina Aranda, Decentralization and Rural Development in Mexico: Community Participation in Oaxaca’s Municipal Funds Program, La Jolla: University of California, San Diego, Center for US-Mexican Studies, 1996

Jonathan Fox and Josefina Aranda, “Los Fondos Municipales de Solidaridad y la participación comunitaria en Oaxaca,” (“Municipal Solidarity Funds and Community Participation in Oaxaca”) Revista Mexicana de Sociología, 58(3), July-September, 1996

Jonathan Fox and Julio Moguel, “Pluralism and Anti-Poverty Policy in Mexico: The Experience of Left Opposition Municipal Governments,” in Peter Ward and Victoria Rodríguez, eds.,  Opposition Government in Mexico: Past Experiences and Future Opportunities, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995

Jonathan Fox, “Local Governance and Citizen Participation: Social Capital and Enabling Policy Environments,” in Robert Wilson, ed., Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Local Governance, Austin: LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, 1996

Jonathan Fox, “The Crucible of Local Politics,” NACLA Report on the Americas, 29(1), July/August, 1995

Jonathan Fox, “Latin America’s Emerging Local Politics,Journal of Democracy, 5(2), April, 1994