- David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
- Detroit, [MI] : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
- Physical description
- 262 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
- Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Ch. 1. What is contributing to the instability of Mexican society? Mexican drug cartels are destabilizing democracy in Mexico / Mario Loyola
- The United States must support democracy in Mexico to defeat drug cartels / Shannon O'Neil
- Police corruption is abetting drug violence in Mexico / Dudley Althaus
- Mexico is trying to clean up police corruption / Ken Ellingwood
- NAFTA has contributed to economic and governmental instability in Mexico / Jeff Faux
- Ch. 2. What has been the impact of NAFTA on Mexico? Mexico should capitalize on the benefits of NAFTA / The Economist
- NAFTA hurts the Mexican economy / Anne Vigna
- NAFTA promotes the exploitative maquiladora system in Mexico / Mike Westfall
- The maquiladora system is a beneficial part of the Mexican economy under NAFTA / Joseph Heinzman Jr. and Gian Marco Valentini
- NAFTA is responsible for increasing Mexican emigration / David Bacon
- NAFTA is not responsible for increasing Mexican emigration / Demetrios G. Papademetriou
- Ch. 3. Is cross-border migration a problem for the United States and Mexico? The US border fence will deter illegal immigration from Mexico / Tom Tancredo
- The US border fence divides neighbors and tears apart families / Gebe Martinez
- The US economy is compelling many Mexican immigrants to return home / Miriam Jordan
- The return of Mexican immigrants to Mexico is hurting the US economy / Jeff Jacoby
- Border violence is increasing / Ben Conery and Jerry Seper
- Border violence is declining / Julianne Hing and Hatty Lee
- American immigrants are putting a burden on Mexico / Marisa Trevino
- Ch. 4. What should US policy be toward Mexico? The United States should militarize the border / Dave Gibson
- The United States should not send troops into Mexico / Andres Oppenheimer
- US lawmakers should support the Merida Initiative / Armand Peschard-Sverdrup
- US lawmakers should abandon the Merida Initiative / Laura Carlsen
- The United States should end the war on drugs and strictly control gun sales / Ted Lewis
- The United States should not legalize drugs but should support the defeat of drug cartels / James Roberts
- The United States can do nothing to help Mexico / Robert Robb.
- This book examines various aspects of Mexico's foreign and domestic policies, and how the United States imacts, and is impacted by those policies.
- Social problems > Mexico > Juvenile literature.
- Social problems > Mexico.
- Mexico > Social conditions > 1970- > Juvenile literature.
- Mexico > Emigration and immigration > Juvenile literature.
- United States > Foreign economic relations > Mexico > Juvenile literature.
- Mexico > Foreign economic relations > United States > Juvenile literature.
- Mexico > Social conditions > 1970-
- Mexico > Emigration and immigration.
- United States > Foreign economic relations > Mexico.
- Mexico > Foreign economic relations > United States.
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- Opposing viewpoints
- 9780737757378 (hbk.)
- 073775737X (hbk.)
- 9780737757385 (pbk.)
- 0737757388 (pbk.)
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