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Run for the border : vice and virtue in U.S.-Mexico border crossings / Steven W. Bender.

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Author/Creator:
Bender, Steven.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
New York : New York University Press, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • ix, 224 p. ; 24 cm.
Title Variation:
Vice and virtue in U.S.-Mexico border crossings
Vice and virtue in US-Mexico border crossings
Vice and virtue in United States-Mexico border crossings
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • El fugitivo
  • Gringos in paradise
  • A giant sucking sound
  • Margaritaville : the lure of alcohol
  • Losin' it : prostitution and the child sex trade
  • Going southbound : Mexican divorces and medical border runs
  • Rum-running for the border
  • Acapulco gold
  • Coming to America
  • Lessons from 150 years of border crossings
  • Good neighbor immigration policy
  • Reefer madness
  • A framework for southbound crossings
  • Laws the border leaves behind.
Series:
Citizenship and migration in the Americas.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780814789520
0814789528
9780814789537
0814789536
9780814723227
0814723225

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