Inter-America Series

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  1. Border Contraband
    Winner, Jim Parish Award for Documentation and Publication of Local and Regional History, Webb County Heritage Foundation, 2015Present-day smuggling across the U.S.-Mexico border is a professional, often violent, criminal activity.... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2015
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  2. Courage, Resistance, and Women in Ciudad Juárez
    Ciudad Juárez has recently become infamous for its murder rate, which topped 3,000 in 2010 as competing drug cartels grew increasingly violent and the military responded with violence as well. Despite the atmosphere of intimidation... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2015
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  3. Border Junkies
    The drug war that has turned Juarez, Mexico, into a killing field that has claimed more than 7,000 lives since 2008 captures headlines almost daily. But few accounts go all the way down to the streets to investigate the lives... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2011
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  4. Blockading the Border and Human Rights
    To understand border enforcement and the shape it has taken, it is imperative to examine a groundbreaking Border Patrol operation begun in 1993 in El Paso, Texas, "Operation Blockade." The El Paso Border Patrol designed and implemented... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2010
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  5. Sex Work and the City
    A gateway at the U.S.-Mexico border, Tijuana is a complex urban center with a sizeable population of sex workers. An in-depth case study of the trade, Sex Work and the City is the first major ethnographic publication on contemporary... Learn More
    Published: 4th January 2010
    Paperback | £16.99
  6. Violence and Activism at the Border
    Between 1993 and 2003, more than 370 girls and women were murdered and their often-mutilated bodies dumped outside Ciudad Juárez in Chihuahua, Mexico. The murders have continued at a rate of approximately thirty per year, yet... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2008
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  7. Border Identifications
    From poets to sociologists, many people who write about life on the U.S.-Mexico border use terms such as "border crossing" and "hybridity" which suggest that a unified culture—neither Mexican nor American, but an amalgamation... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2005
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  8. El Narcotraficante
    Since the late 1970s, a new folk hero has risen to prominence in the U.S.-Mexico border region and beyond—the narcotrafficker. Celebrated in the narcocorrido, a current form of the traditional border song known as the corrido,... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2004
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  9. Crossing Borders, Reinforcing Borders
    Along the U.S.-Mexico frontier, where border crossings are a daily occurrence for many people, reinforcing borders is also a common activity. Not only does the U.S. Border Patrol strive to "hold the line" against illegal immigrants,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2000
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