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, 2004 (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, “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