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Title:
Organized crime & democratic governability : Mexico and the U.S.-Mexican borderlands
Author:
Bailey, John J.
Publication Information:
[Pittsburgh] : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
ix, 271 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The nexus of organized crime and politics in Mexico / Stanley A. Pimentel -- Organized crime and the organization / Luis Astorga -- Organized crime and political campaign finance in Mexico / Leonardo Curzio -- Scope and limits of an act of good faith: the PAN's experience at the head of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic / Sigrid Arzt -- Containing armed groups, drug trafficking, and organized crime in Mexico: the role of the military / Raúl Benítez Manaut -- The historical dynamics of smuggling in the U.S.-Mexican border region, 1550-1998: reflections on markets, cultures, and bureaucracies / Louis R. Sadler -- Organized crime and democratic governability at the U.S.-Mexico border: border zone dynamics / Francisco Javier Molina Ruiz -- Mexican drug syndicates in California / Elias Castillo and Peter Unsinger.
ISBN:
9780822941460

9780822957584
Format :
Book

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Central Library HV6812 .O74 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

The US-Mexico border zone in now one of the most dangerous in the world. The range of criminal activity at the border now extends beyond drugs to include the smuggling of arms, people, vehicles, and environmentally dangerous substances. This title defines the reality of the situation.


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