Cities and Citizenship at the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Paso by Kathleen Staudt, Julia E. Monárrez Fragoso, César M. Fuentes

By Kathleen Staudt, Julia E. Monárrez Fragoso, César M. Fuentes

On the middle of the 2,000 mile U.S.-Mexico border, a sprawling transnational city house has mushroomed right into a metropolitan area with over million humans whose livelihoods rely on international production, cross-border exchange, and border keep an eye on jobs.  Our quantity advances wisdom on city house, gender, schooling, safety, and paintings, targeting Ciudad Ju?rez, the export-processing (maquiladora) production capital of the Americas and the notorious website of femicide and outlier homicide charges attached with palms and drug trafficking.  Given worldwide fiscal traits, this transnational city sector is a possible paradigmatic destiny for different international areas.

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S. markets? S. taking to expand and improve the nation’s addictions treatment system? S. gun sales, particularly in border areas, to make it more difficult for weapons sold in our country to be illegally trafficked into México? What is being done to more effectively combat money laundering in the United States? WOLA Director’s testimony before Congress, 2007 The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has declared that narco-violence along the border and in México’s interior is supported with arms.

1 Billboard: One in four employees in Mexico’s manufacturing exportprocessing work in Ciudad Juárez Source: Photo by Elvia Liliana Chaparro Vielma, Ciudad Juárez, February 20, 2009. Kathleen Staudt 26 Julia E. Monárrez Fragoso disarticulated, partially but with intensity and different degrees of disarticulation (Sassen, 2007: 11–12). She also illuminates this situation when she explains that it is important to move beyond the consideration of globalization in terms of interdependence and formations of exclusively global institutions.

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