Corruption in Low Places: Sewers and Succession to Political Office

  1. Yoke-Sum Wong and
  2. Derek Sayer
  1. Daniel Nugent

Published Online: 17 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309720.ch10

Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2

Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2

How to Cite

Nugent, D. (2008) Corruption in Low Places: Sewers and Succession to Political Office, in Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2 (eds Y.-S. Wong and D. Sayer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309720.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179348

Online ISBN: 9781444309720

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Keywords:

  • corruption in low places;
  • Namiquipans;
  • setting the scene;
  • municipal-level electoral politics;
  • radical disjuncture between politics and business;
  • making of a politician;
  • partido socialista de trabajadores (PST);
  • partido socialista unificado de Mexico (PSUM);
  • social relationships

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Setting the Seen

  • The Making of a Politician

  • Neto Tries to Save the Pueblo

  • Obrando Obras

  • A Career in Politics Turns to Shit

  • The Outcome

  • Afterthoughts

  • References