Binational human rights : the U.S.-Mexico experience /

"Mexico ranks highly on many of the measures that have proven significant for creating a positive human rights record, including democratization, good health and life expectancy, and engagement in the global economy. Yet the nation's most vulnerable populations suffer human rights abuses o...

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Other Authors: Simmons, William Paul, 1965-, Mueller, Carol McClurg
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia, PA : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014
Series:Pennsylvania studies in human rights
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Table of Contents:
  • Reflections on immigration, binational policies, and human rights tragedies / Miguel Escobar-Valdez
  • Sexual violence against migrant women and children / William Paul Simmons and Michelle Téllez
  • Immigration enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico border : where human rights and national sovereignty collide / Timothy J. Dunn
  • Politics of death in the drug war : the right to kill and suspensions of human rights in Mexico, 2000-2012 / Julie A. Murphy Erfani
  • Migration, violence and "security primacy" at the Guatemala-Mexico border / Luis Alfredo Arriola Vega
  • The binational roots of the femicides in Ciudad Juárez / Carol Mueller
  • Reflections on antiviolence civil society organizations in Ciudad Juárez / Clara Jusidman
  • The persistence of femicide amid transnational activist networks / Kathleen Staudt
  • Transnational advocacy for human rights in contemporary Mexico / Alejandro Anaya Muñoz
  • Restrictions on U.S. security assistance and their limitations in promoting changes to the human rights situation in Mexico / Maureen Meyer
  • Conclusion: multiple states of exception, structural violence, and prospects for change / William Paul Simmons