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Run for the border : vice and virtue in US-Mexico border crossings

Author: Steven Bender
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2012.
Series: Citizenship and migration in the Americas; Citizenship and migration in the Americas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A realistic account of the porous US-Mexico border - from both sides

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Bender
ISBN: 9780814789520 0814789528
OCLC Number: 801006228
Description: 1 vol. (ix, 223 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: El fugitivo --
Gringos in paradise --
A giant sucking sound --
Margaritaville : the lure of alcohol --
Losin' it : prostitution and the child sex trade --
Going southbound : Mexican divorces and medical border runs --
Rum-running for the border --
Acapulco gold --
Coming to america --
Lessons from 150 years of border crossings --
Good neighbor immigration policy --
Reefer madness --
A framework for southbound crossings --
Laws the border leaves behind.
Series Title: Citizenship and migration in the Americas; Citizenship and migration in the Americas.
Responsibility: Steven W. Bender.

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"This engaging, entertaining, and educational 14-chapter book is a call to action for all to work on improving cross-border cooperation. Recommended for all readership levels."-CHOICE "No doubt, Read more...

 
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