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Run for the border : vice and virtue in U.S.-Mexico border crossings

Author: Steven Bender
Publisher: New York : New York Univ. Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: 9780814723227 0814723225 9780814789520 0814789528 9780814789537 0814789536
OCLC Number: 802351368
Description: IX, 224 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction Part I . Running for the Border to Escape Justice 1 El Fugitivo Part I I . Economic Motivations for Southbound Border Runs 2 Gringos in Paradise3 A Giant Sucking Sound Part I I I . Illicit Motivations for Southbound Border Runs 4 Margaritaville: The Lure of Alcohol 5 Losin' It: Prostitution and the Child Sex Trade 6 Going Southbound: Mexican Divorces and Medical Border Runs Part IV. Economic Motivations for Northbound Border Runs 7 Rum-Running for the Border 8 Acapulco Gold 9 Coming to America Part V. A Framework for Comprehensive Border Reform 10 Lessons from 150 Years of Border Crossings 11 Good Neighbor Immigration Policy viii | Contents 12 Reefer Madness 13 A Framework for Southbound Crossings 14 Laws the Border Leaves Behind Conclusion Notes Index About the Author
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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