In a book that examines voting trends and political representation in the United States today, Tony Payan and Pam Cruz contribute a chapter on "The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo"; and Pam Cruz contributes a chapter on "Lawful Permanent Residents in the U.S."
Mark Jones is the editor.
Mark P. Jones, Tony Payan, Pamela Lizette CruzApril 23, 2020
Who governs the U.S.-Mexico border? Tony Payan addresses this question in "Actors, Strategic Fields, and Game Rules: Examining Governance at the U.S.-Mexico Border in the Twenty-first Century," a chapter in the book "North American Borders in Comparative Perspective."
This book addresses the need for a deeper understanding of regulations and policies on the use of water to produce unconventional hydrocarbons through hydraulic fracturing. Available at https://bit.ly/30FJV7A.
In "Reversal of Fortunes: Changes in the Public Policy Environment and Mexico’s Energy Reform," author Tony Payan examines how public policy produces its own brand of politics, just as politics produces public policy, using Mexico's energy reform to illustrate the dynamic.
Latin America has been characterized by variation in how each country approaches oil taxation. Structural factors, such as characteristics of the oil sector, geology, and price and investment cycles, contribute to these differences, writes Latin American energy fellow Francisco Monaldi in a chapter in "The Political Economy of Oil Taxation in Latin America": https://bit.ly/2MATVek
In his latest book, Energy Kingdoms, fellow Jim Krane explains the important roles oil has played in the domestic economies and internal politics of the Persian Gulf states, and the hard choices they will have to make as they try to wean their citizens from a troubling reliance on it.
In his recently released book "Religious Statecraft: The Politics of Islam in Iran," Middle East fellow Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar traces half a century of shifting Islamist doctrines against the backdrop of Iran's factional and international politics, demonstrating that religious narratives in Iran can change rapidly, frequently and dramatically in accordance with elites' threat perceptions.