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Author Staudt, Kathleen A.

Title Violence and activism at the border : gender, fear, and everyday life in Ciudad Juárez / Kathleen Staudt
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 184 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Inter-America series
Inter-America series.
Contents Preface and acknowledgments -- Violence at the U.S.-Mexico border: framing perspectives -- Culture and globalization: male backlash at the border -- Women speak about violence and fear: surveys and workshops -- Appendix 3A: Research design -- Appendix 3B: Brochures distributed to participants -- Framing and mobilizing border activism: from femicide to violence against women -- Appendix 4A: Fiction or nonfiction? -- Appendix 4B: V-Day 2004 proclamation, city of El Paso -- Government responses to violence against women -- Toward eradicating violence against women at the border: conclusions -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [161]-178) and index
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Subject Homicide -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez.
Human rights -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Migrant labor -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Police misconduct -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez.
Sexual abuse victims -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez.
Victims of violent crimes -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez.
Women political activists -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Women -- Crimes against -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0292794355 (electronic bk.)
9780292794351 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(paperback: alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
(paperback: alk. paper)