Four Episodes of Political Factionalism in Oaxaca
THE PRESENT CHAPTER EXPLAINS FOUR RECENT INSTANCES of APF in Oaxaca in order to identify the main actors, means and motivations involved, and to subsequently build a general explanation of such a phenomenon. The four episodes described and analyzed here are good examples of the most common manifestations of political factionalism in the state. Specifically, this chapter examines a major land dispute in 2002, an instance of violent electoral conflict in 2004, the 2006 “insurrection,” and political violence in the so-called Triqui Zone.
Correa-Cabrera, G. (2013). Four Episodes of Political Factionalism in Oaxaca. In: Democracy in “Two Mexicos”. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137263032_5
Democracy in “Two Mexicos”