Revista Voices of México

Editada totalmente en inglés, con una periodicidad cuatrimestral y más de 20 años de publicarse ininterrumpidamente, contiene información acerca de aspectos de interés general relacionados con nuestro país: políticos, desarrollo socioeconómico, medio ambiente y nuestra inserción en el mundo global, con particular énfasis en lo que concierne a las relaciones con los demás países de América del Norte: Estados Unidos y Canadá. Su contenido es integrado por artículos y textos escritos por académicos universitarios, escritores y autores expertos en los temas a tratar. Su sección de arte y cultura, a color, se distingue por la excelente calidad de las imágenes que ilustran sus artículos. Es distribuida en México, Estados Unidos y Canadá. Su formato es carta con forros y sección de artes visuales en couché a color e interiores en papel bond a una tinta, con fotografías e ilustraciones.

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Voices No. 92
Winter 2011 - 2012

Índice

Editorial
Our Voice
Silvia Núñez García

Politics

The Media and the 2012 Elections
Roberto Gutiérrez L.

Absentee Voting in Mexico
Too Little of a Good Thing?
Patricio Ballados V.

Mexico: Presidential Elections,
Drug Trafficking, and Corruption
Pablo Cabañas Díaz

Economy

Tequila, Endangered Cultural Heritage
Bernardo Olmedo Carranza

Society

Supreme Auditing in Mexico Today
Juan M. Portal M.

Mexico's Pending Human Rights
Agenda for Children and Adolescents
Bibiana Gómez Muñoz

Public Opinion, Organized Crime,
And National Security in Mexico
Armando Rodríguez Luna

North American Issues

The Effects of Large-Scale
Emigration on Mexico
Elaine Levine

Mexican Brain Drain to
The U.S. and Canada
Camelia Tigau

Entrapment and (Im)Mobility
On the U.S.-Mexico Border
Guillermina Gina Núñez
Josiah McC. Heyman

Art and Culture

Rivelino
Mexican Sculptor of His Time
Rommel Scorza Gaxiola

Sun and Shadows in
Modern Mexican Photography
Manuel Álvarez Bravo,
Agustín Jiménez, and Luis Márquez
Ernesto Peñaloza Méndez

Gerardo Suter
Mexico City. The Penultimate Region
Ery Cámara

Pulque
Mexico's National Beverage?
Javier Gómez Marín

Museums

Museum of Old-Fashioned Toys,
Mexico (Mujam)
Toys that Make History
Isabel Morales Quezada

In Memoriam

Elsie Montiel Ziegler
Much More than an Extraordinary Editor
(1956-2011)
Diego Ignacio Bugeda Bernal

Special Section

September 11
Ten Years On

The United States and the
International Security Agenda.
Counting the Cost, Ten Years On
María Cristina Rosas

The Decade of Terror
Globalization under Surveillance
Leonardo Curzio

Saving the Homeland: Obama's
New Smart Power Security Strategy
José Luis Valdés-Ugalde with Frania Duarte

Dilemmas of Democratic Transition in Mexico,
National Security, and 9/11 in the United States
Abelardo Rodríguez Sumano

Security, Terrorism, and Human Rights
Marco Vinicio Gallardo Enríquez

A Post-September 11, 2001, Decade
And U.S. Anti-Immigration Imaginaries
Claire Joysmith

Post-9/11 Global Health
Benjamín Ruiz Loyola

Environmental Security in North America
Academic Debate or State Policy?
Mario Duarte Villarello

The Ramifications of 9/11 for U.S. Energy Policy
Rosío Vargas

Reviews

Juego y revolución
La literatura mexicana de los años sesenta
Carlos López

Ser migrante
John Washington

Voices No. 91
Autumn 2011

Índice

Editorial
Our Voice
Silvia Núñez García

Politics
The Constitutional Reform
On Human Rights
Raúl Plascencia Villanueva

Globalization and Human Rights.
Reflections about Mexico
Miguel Carbonell

Mexico’s Cancelled or Delayed Political
Reform. Never Ending Story?
Imer B. Flores

Economy
Employment in Mexico
In the First Decade
Of the Twenty-First Century
Ciro Murayama

Society
Southern Border. Chronicle of a Journey
Without Destination?
Josema de Miguel León

North American Issues

Mexico-U.S. Transborder Transportation and The Resolution of the 2001 Arbitral Panel
Juan Manuel Saldaña Pérez

Canadian Issues Canada´s Election, North America,
And Mexico. Breaking the Circle?
Imtiaz Hussain and Jorge A. Schiavon

The Consolidation of the Conservative Party
In Canada (2006-2011)
Óliver Santin

Art and Culture

Alfredo de Stéfano
The House and the Grave in the Landscape
Juan Antonio Molina

Fernando Gallo's Process A9
Luis Rius Caso


Splendor of Mexico

Men and Women Healers
In Mexico's Indigenous Regions Today

Otomi Specialists from
Hidalgo's Eastern Mountains
Patricia Gallardo Arias

The Eastern Tepehua Shamans. Traditional Healers And Diviners Who Make Women and Old Men
Carlos Guadalupe Heiras Rodríguez

Traditional Nahua Therapy.
Knowing How to See, to Dream, and to Speak
Laura Romero

The Flower Body
María Eugenia Olavarría,
Cristina Aguilar, and Erica Merino


Museums

A Women's History Museum
In Mexico
Patricia Galeana


In Memoriam

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011)
Elena Poniatowska


Special Section

Transparency and the Right to
Information in Mexico

National Security and Transparency
The Case of México
Alonso Gómez-Robledo Verduzco

Transparency
Or Accountability in Mexico
Ángel Trinidad

The Social Focus
On Public Information
Issa Luna Pla

Looking Ahead. Information
In Mexico City´s Federal District
Óscar Guerra

The Right to Environmental Information
In Mexico. The Key to a False Door

Voices No. 90
Spring / Summer 2011

Índice

Editorial
Our Voice
Silvia Núñez García

Politics
Mexico. The Fight
For Security and the
Criminal System Reform
Miguel Carbonell

The Different Left Forces
And the 2011 and 2012 Elections
Pablo Cabañas Díaz

Economy
Mexico's Foreign Trade Challenge:
Diversification and Comprehensiveness
Fausto Kubli-García

Transformations in Food Supply
In Mexican Cities
Felipe Torres Torres

Society
Mexico's Southern Border
Security and Migratory Crisis
Natalia Armijo Canto

North American Issues

Ideological and Cultural Bases
For Arizona's sb 1070
Javier Durán

The Kickapoo of Coahuila/Texas
Cultural Implications of Being
A Cross-border Nation
Elisabeth A. Mager Hois

Art and Culture
UNAM Art museums

In Memoriam

Helen Escobedo's Transparency
Jorge Reynoso Pohlenz

Helen Escobedo: A Brief Biography
María Cristina Hernández Escobar

Literature

The Making of Self as Bridge:
Pilar Rodríguez Aranda, Poet, and Videopoet

Claire Joysmith
Bilingüe Fool
A Poem by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda

Special Section
Beyond the Macondo Oil Disaster

Reviews

Casinos y poder
El caso del Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino
Hernán Salas Quintanal

Fronteras de tinta: Literatura y medios de
comunicación en las Américas.
Una bibliografía comentada
César Othón Hernández


Voices No. 89
Winter 2010/2011

Índice

Editorial
Our Voice
Silvia Núñez García

Politics
Mexico’s Futures
The Editors

Mexico 2011
Parliamentarianism Now
Ricardo Becerra

Human Rights Crisis in Mexico
Rubén R. García Clarck

Society
The Mexican Brain Drain Today
Camelia Tigau

Derailing History
Indian Rebellions and the Mexican
Revolution’s Status Discussion
Rodolfo Uribe Iniesta 

Economy
EU and U.S. Manufacturing
Multinationals in Mexico
Elisa Dávalos 

History
Memory and Oblivion
Agustina Ramírez and María Zavala:
Two Women and Two Wars in Mexico
Ana María Saloma Gutiérrez

Reflections on a Revolution
Notes on Mexican
Women Then and Now
Heather Dashner Monk

Commemorative Section
The unam: 100 Years in the Pursuit
Of a Better Nation

unam: A Place of Learning,
Knowledge, and Culture
Rector José Narro Robles

The First 100 Years
Of the National University
Lourdes M. Chehaibar Náder

A Comprehensive
Review of University Patrimony
María Ascensión Morales Ramírez

A Century in the Cultural Life of the unam
UNAM Office of Cultural Outreach
Communications Department

The unam Film Archives
50 Years of Cinema in the University
José Manuel García Ortega
Adriana López

The University Program
“Mexico, a Multicultural Nation”
José Manuel del Val Blanco 

Special Section
The un Security Council
As Seen by Mexican Analysts

Mexico in the United Nations
Security Council

Understanding the Debate on
un Security Council Reform
G. Isaac Morales Tenorio

Mexico and Brazil
Agendas and Achievements
María Cristina Rosas

The United States and the Security Council
Guillermo J. R. Garduño Valero

The United Kingdom
Notes for a Strategic Perspective
Carlos Ballesteros

France and Africa and
Realignment with the
U.S. on the Iranian Question
Moisés Garduño

China and the un Security Council in 2010
Rodrigo Manuel Hernández Segovia

Agreements and Disagreements
Between Russia and Mexico
Daniel Añorve 

North American Issues
Potential Impacts of
The 2010 U.S. Midterm Elections
Manuel Chavez

 World Issues
Challenge from China
A Short Study Trip
Leonardo Curzio

The World Mayors Summit on Climate
Beatriz Bugeda Bernal

 In Memoriam
Bolívar Echeverría (1941-2010)
Ignacio Díaz de la Serna

 Reviews
Políticas migratorias y movilidad laboral en Estados Unidos, España y Singapur
Leticia Calderón


Voices No. 88
Autumn 2010

Índice

Editorial
• Our Voice
Silvia Núñez García

Politics
• Interview with Arturo Sarukhán,Mexican Ambassador to the United States
Leonardo Curzio
• Mexico and the International Environmental Agenda
María Cristina Rosas

Economy
• China’s Impact on Mexican,Canadian and U.S. Trade The Beginning of nafta’s Decline?
Enrique Pino Hidalgo

North American Issues
• Eating Patterns in Mexican and U.S. Marginalized Groups in the 1940s
Bernardo Olmedo Carranza

100 Years of History
From Independence To the Revolution Six Views from the Present

1. New Spain and Independence
Alfredo Ávila
2. Independent, Inexperienced and Disorganized Political Life in Mexico (1821-1855)
María del Carmen Vázquez Mantecón
3. The Significance of the Reform Period (1855-1862)
Silvestre Villegas Revueltas
4. “When We Were an Empire” The Monarchical Experiment in Mexico (1864-1867)
Érika Pani
5. From the Restoration of the Republic to the Dictatorship of a Single Man (1867-1910)
Evelia Trejo
6. The Mexican Revolution (1910-1917)
Álvaro Matute

Art and Culture
• Film and the Mexican Revolution
David M. J. Wood

An Homage to Carlos Monsiváis
• Mexico since September 11, 2001
Carlos Monsiváis
• Carlos Monsiváis as Testmonialist
Claire Joysmith
• Carlos Monsiváis Catechizing Mephistopheles
Adolfo Castañón
• Nostalgia for Monsiváis
Jezreel Salazar

Special Section: The Cascading Effects of Arizona’s sb 1070
• The Cascading Effects of Arizona’s sb 1070 An Overview
Erik Lee
• The Immigration Debate about Mexicans
Jaime R. Aguila
• Obama and the Anti-Mexican sb 1070
Mónica Verea
• Human Rights and the Fetishization of sb 1070
Ariadna Estévez López
• Arizona’s New Anti-immigrant Law and Federal Immigration Reform
Doris Marie Provine
• The United States vs. Arizona.The Power Struggle Over Setting Immigration Enforcement Priorities
Evelyn Cruz
• Arizona’s Law: The Wrong Strategy
Paz Consuelo Márquez-Padilla
• On the Labyrinths of sb 1070
Silvia Núñez García
• Concluding Thoughts
D. Rick van Schoik

Literature
• Liliana Valenzuela, a Contemporary Malinche: On Being a Bilingual and Bicultural Creative Scribe
Interview by Claire Joysmith
• Nov. 2, 1998: On the Eve of Becoming an American Citizen
A Poem by Liliana Valenzuela

Reviews
• Celebrating Mexico’s History
Arturo Cosme Valadez

Voices No. 87
Spring - Summer 2010

Índice

Editorial
• Our Voice

Politics
• Interview with Carlos Pascual, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
Leonardo Curzio
• The Importance of Setting Agendas President Calderón’s Proposal for Political Reform
Fernando Dworak

North American Issues
• The Schengen Cooperation According to the Lisbon Treaty A Model for the Americas?
Kurt Schelter
• Barack Obama and the House upon a Rock
Paz Consuelo Márquez-Padilla
• U.S.-Latin American Relations An Alternative Geopolitical Approach?
José Luis Valdés-Ugalde And Bernadette Vega

Splendor of Mexico Centennial UNAM

• The Institute of Biology’s Botanical Garden A Gem Nestled in the UNAM
Javier Caballero Nieto
• Ofunam: Music Lives in the University
Interview with Alejandro Guzmán Rojas
• The University Olympic Stadium Harmony in Time and Space
Isabel Morales Quezada
• The University Contemporary Art Museum. A Living Space
Jorge Reynoso Pohlenz
• The UNAM’s Exceptional Contemporary Medal Collection
Elsie Montiel

Homage to Lorenzo Ochoa
• Lorenzo Ochoa Salas Friend and Contributor to Voices of Mexico
• A Singular Man, a PluralWay of Seeing
Mario Humberto Ruz
• Traveling through the Huaxteca With Lorenzo
Gerardo Gutiérrez
• A Sketch of His Career
Eladio Terreros Espinosa

Special Section: Crime and Violence in Mexico
• Ciudad Juárez,War Zone
Raúl Benítez Manaut
• Aims and Limits of the Mérida Initiative
Armando Rodríguez Luna
• The Mérida Initiative on the Mexico-U.S. Border
José María Ramos García
• The Costs of Violence as a Strategy For U.S.-Mexico Border Security
Pablo Cabañas Díaz
• Homicides and Organized Violence in Mexico,1990-2008
Malgorzata Polanska

Society
• Climate Change What Is Expected from Mexico in 2010?
Edit Antal
• From Human Rights to Civil Rights. The Unavoidable Challenges Of International Migration
Ariadna Estévez López

In Memoriam
• Carlos Rico Ferrat, a Good Heart Guided by Solidarity (1950-2010)

Reviews
• Canícula. Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera And Canícula. Imágenes de una niñez fronteriza
Claire Joysmith
• Diplomacia en la era digital. La ayuda alimentaria como maniobra neoliberal
Leonardo Díaz Abraham

Voices No. 84
Enero - Abril 2009

Índice

Editorial
• Our Voice

Politics
• The 2009 Elections Perspectives and Challenges
Lorenzo Córdova Vianello
• Security without Rights, or What Went Wrong with the National Security Accord?
Luis González Placencia • Drug-Trafficking-Related Violence in Mexico Organization and Expansion
José Arturo Yáñez Romero

Economy
• The Bail-Out and the Causes Of the Financial Crisis
Monica Gambrill • The Impact of the Global Crisis in Mexico For Whom Does the Bell Toll?
Enrique Pino Hidalgo

Art and Culture
• Puuc Style Mayan Cities Trimmed in Stone
Adriana Velázquez Morlet
• Notes on Izamal City of Three Cultures
Luis Millet Cámara
• Julio Galán Painting as Diary
Isabel Morales Quezada

North American Issues
• Obama and Mexico, Security Forever!Why Not?
José Luis Valdés-Ugalde
• Rethinking President Obama’s Victory and Challenges
Silvia Núñez García
• Obama and Mexico New Paths of Hope
Leonardo Curzio
• The Birth of the Virtual Political Community And the Victory of Barack Obama
Paz Consuelo Márquez-Padilla
• President Obama And Latinos in the U.S.
Elaine Levine

World Affairs
• Food Crisis: Is It Really About Food?
Camelia Nicoleta Tigau
• Understanding the World Food Crisis And Its Effects in Mexico
Ciro Murayama

Special Section: Mexico and the World
• Beyond Politics: Cultural Connections among Mexico, Romania and Poland
José Luis Valdés-Ugalde
Camelia Tigau
• A Discreet Look at Africa from Mexico
Louis Valentin Mballa
• Mexico and India: Slowly Approaching Each Other from Afar
Bernadette Vega
• Lessons for Mexico: Chile and Brazil’s Experience with China
María José Calderón Matute

The Splendor of Mexico
• A Glimpse of Ek’ Balam Leticia Vargas de la Peña
Víctor R. Castillo Borges
• Dzibilchaltún A Mayan Regional Center
Rubén Maldonado Cárdenas
• Yucatán’s Green Gold
Elsie Montiel
• The Ingredients in Yucatán Cuisine
Elsie Montiel and Isabel Morales

Museums
• The Cantón Palace. Yucatán’s Regional Anthropology Museum
Blanca M. González Rodríguez

In Memoriam
• Don Ernesto de la Torre Villar. Professor Emeritus
Ana Carolina Ibarra

Reviews
• La americanización de la modernidad. Bolívar Echeverría, compiler
Julio Roldán
• Aquella Luz, la que estremece/ The Light That Makes Us Tremble, Nela Rio (Hugh Hazelton, trans.)
Claire Joysmith