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Title Social justice in the U.S.-Mexico border region / Mark Lusk, Kathleen Staudt, Eva Moya, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Introduction and Conceptual Framework. Social Justice in the US-Mexico Border Region / Mark Lusk, Kathleen Staudt and Eva M. Moya -- pt. 2. Critical Perspectives on the Border Region. Political Economy and Social Justice in the US-Mexico Border Region / Josiah McC. Heyman -- How Citizenship Produces Inclusion and Exclusion on the US-Mexico Border / Tony Payan -- Violence Against Women at the Border: Binational Problems and Multilayered Solutions / Kathleen Staudt -- A Theological Perspective on Social Justice in the US-Mexico Border Region / Rev. John Stowe -- pt. 3. Problems and Opportunities on the U.S. -- Mexico Border. Housing, Colonias, and Social Justice in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region / Guillermina Gina Núñez-Mchiri -- Achieving Health Equity and Social Justice in the US-Mexico Border Region / Nuria Homedes -- Mental Health Disparities and Social Justice in the US-Mexico Border Region / Griselda Villalobos and Arthur A. Islas -- Border Health: Inequities, Social Determinants, and the Cases of Tuberculosis and HIV / Eva M. Moya, Oralia Loza and Mark Lusk -- Environmental Injustice in the US-Mexico Border Region / Sara E. Grineski and Patricia M. Juárez-Carrillo -- Migration and Discrimination: Contradictory Discourses Regarding Repatriations in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico / Hector Antonio Padilla and Irasema Coronado -- pt. 4. Moving Forward -- Steps in Achieving Border Justice. Education Policies: Standardized Testing, English-Language Learners, and Border Futures / Pauline Dow and Kathleen Staudt -- Border Challenges and Ethnic Struggles for Social Justice in Arizona: Hispanic Communities Under Siege / Rosalía Solórzano Torres -- Social Justice at the Border and in the Bordered United States: Implications for Policy and Practice / Mark Lusk, Kathleen Staudt and Eva M. Moya
Summary This book provides a study of the social and economic injustices found along the U.S - Mexico border, addresses the dual development of the region, and provides a better understanding of life in this region of the world through its interdisciplinary nature and analysis
Analysis Migration
Sociology, general
Social sciences
Political Science, general
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social justice -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Form Electronic book
Author Lusk, Mark W., 1949-
Staudt, Kathleen A.
Moya, Eva.
LC no. 2012940729
ISBN 9400741499
9400741502 (electronic bk.)
9789400741508 (electronic bk.)