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Mexico : narco-violence and a failed state?

Author: George W Grayson
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bloodshed connected with Mexican drug cartels, how they emerged, and their impact on the United States is the subject of this frightening book. Savage narcotics-related decapitations, castrations, and other murders have destroyed tourism in many Mexican communities and such savagery is now cascading across the border into the United States. Grayson explores how this spiral of violence emerged in Mexico, its impact
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George W Grayson
ISBN: 9781412811514 1412811511
OCLC Number: 351324700
Description: xiv, 339 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The revolutionary church --
Wars, prohibition, and the antecedents of narco churches --
Two narco churches emerge --
The weakening of the revolutionary church --
Diaspora of the narco churches --
Calderón's anti-drug strategy --
Crusade against evil antagonists --
Emerging and new narco sects --
Los Zetas and La Familia --
U.S.-Mexican narcotics policy : the Mérida initiative and beyond --
Prospect for Mexico's becoming a failed state --
Conclusion : a failed state? --
Appendix 1: Selected figures in narco-trafficking --
Appendix 2: Ex-GAFES involved in drug trafficking --
Appendix 3: Women and narco-trafficking --
Appendix 4: Mexican police, anti-drug, and intelligence services --
Appendix 5: Annual causes of death in the United States.
Responsibility: George W. Grayson.

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