Violence and Activism at the Border Gender, Fear, and Everyday Life in Ciudad Juarez by Kathleen Staudt

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Published by University of Texas Press .

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Subjects:

  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Murder - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Social Science,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • Sociology

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages210
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Open LibraryOL10293586M
ISBN 100292716702
ISBN 109780292716704

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In addition, the ways in which local feminist activists used the Juárez murders to create international publicity and expose police impunity provides a unique. Violence and Activism At The Border is a book by University of Texas professor Kathleen Staudt, in which the author discusses violence against women in the border city Ciudad Juarez.

As Staudt states when discussing the roadmap of the book, “The book contains conceptual, empirical Violence and Activism at the Border book strategic analyses of interest to multiple audiences concerned with violence, borders, activism, and women. In her latest book, titled Violence and Activism at the Border: Gender, Fear, and Everyday Life in Ciudad Juárez, Staudt provides a comprehensive account of the sources of violence against women, the evolution of anti-violence activism, and the governmental response on the Mexican side of the border.

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chapter 4 framing and mobilizing border activism: from femicide to violence against women (pp. ) Since the mids, a tiny network of activists in Ciudad Juárez has fomented a denser cross-border organized movement and eventually a looser transnational movement of people Violence and Activism at the Border book at the city’s infamy, femicide, and police impunity.

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Drawing on in-depth surveys, workshops, and interviews of Juárez women and border activists, Violence and Activism at the Border provides crucial links between these disturbing crimes and a broader history of violence against women in Mexico.

In addition, the ways in which local feminist activists used the Juárez murders to create. Drawing on in-depth surveys, workshops, and interviews of Juárez women and border activists, Violence and Activism at the Border provides crucial links between these disturbing crimes and a broader history of violence against women in Mexico.

In addition, the ways in which local feminist activists used the Juárez murders to create Brand: University of Texas Press. In her book Violence and Activism at the Border – Gender, Fear, and Everyday Life in Ciudad Juárez, published inKathleen Staudt investigates the relationships between women and men in regards to violence in the borderland territory of the United States of America and Mexico.

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But ultimately femicide and other violence against women are linked; understanding this link, activists have broadened and deepened their involvement in prevention, educa-Cited by: Based on more than twenty years of border activism in San Diego–Tijuana and El Paso–Ciudad Juárez, this book is an interdisciplinary examination that considers the McDonald’s massacre, Minutemen vigilantism, border urbanism, the ongoing murder of women in Ciudad Juárez, and anti-border music.

Violence and activism at the border: gender, fear, and everyday life in Ciudad Juárez /. That experience led Staudt to her book, Violence and Activism at the Border: Gender, Fear and Everyday Life in Ciudad Juárez. Given that scholars often continue finding new approaches to an issue or keep researching new developments, Staudt didn’t consider Violence and Activism a one-off effort that closed the book, so to speak, on what.

agency worldwide. This book is a solid piece of scholarship that would be useful reading for college courses on gender and development, global feminisms, feminist theory, and post-revolutionary politics.

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Violence and Activism at the Border Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe PDF eBook MB; Adobe EPUB eBook MB; Kathleen Staudt (Author) KATHLEEN STAUDT is an award-winning Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Texas at El Paso.

She has written or co-authored more than a dozen. Kathleen Staudt is the author of Violence and Activism at the Border ( avg rating, 23 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Cities and Citizenship at /5.

“This book contributes to literary and cultural studies and especially to communications, with fascinating critiques of the print and television media in Ciudad Juárez.” —Kathleen Staudt, author of Violence and Activism at the Border: Gender, Fear, and Everyday Life in Ciudad Juárez.

Drawing on in-depth surveys, workshops, and interviews of Juarez women and border activists, Violence and Activism at the Border provides crucial links between these disturbing crimes and a broader history of violence against women in Mexico. In addition, the ways in which local feminist activists used the Juarez murders to create international.

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[Kathleen A Staudt]. "If I could assign only one book in my classes, this would be it. If I could require every student at my university and every individual in my city to read only one book, I would choose Color of Violence."." — Dean Spade, author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law "Color of Violence is a fantastic anthology from an amazing organization—it.

Violence and Activism at the Border: Gender, Fear, and Everyday Life in Ciudad Juarez (Inter-America) Kathleen Staudt Between andmore than girls and women were murdered and their often-mutilated bodies dumped outside Ciudad Ju?rez in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Zoora's case raised a strategic dilemma for women of color involved in activism against violence. The antiviolence movement has directed many of its demands toward the state, campaigning for specialist women police officers, domestic violence training for police and judges, and harsher sentences for abusive : Duke University Press.

A case study of the Mexican northern border city Ciudad Juárez examined activism against femicide in an environment of violence (Staudt, ). Thus, human rights advocacy networks are not new. Every year, hundreds of thousands attempt to cross the southwestern border into the United States.

These migrants, who largely come from Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala, face a journey fraught with violence and danger, especially for women. But those women who attempt to leave their native countries often face certain violence at promise of the migrant trail beckons.

Book Description: National borders are often taken for granted as normal and necessary for a peaceful and orderly global civil society. Roberto D. Hernández here advances a provocative argument that borders-and border violence-are geospatial manifestations of long histories of racialized and gendered colonial niality of the U-S///Mexico Border, Hernández offers an exemplary.

A New History Tears Down the Myth of the Texas Rangers Monica Muñoz Martinez’s new book paints a brutally clear picture of the Rangers’ complicity in crimes against minorities. “For scholars and activists alike, this is a great book that offers a social theory of the border drawing from rich empirical, historical and theoretical work.” — Henrik Lebuhn, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research "Border as Method is a very ambitious project.

Its scope and reach are truly impressive, and it is a timely. Following is written version of Fiat Vox episode # “Teeter totters as activism: How the border wall became a playground”: As UC Berkeley architect Ronald Rael was driving to the U.S.-Mexico border wall, his heart was pounding.

It was Jand he had a plan. [Music: “Arizona Moon” by Blue Dot Sessions]. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism Awards and Recognition: • C.

Calvin Smith Award, Southern Conference on African American Studies (SCAASI), The struggle against racial injustice in the American Southwest. Physician Lawrence A. Nixon fled the racial violence of central Texas to settle in the border town of El Paso. In Activists beyond Borders, Margaret E.

Keck and Kathryn Sikkink examine a type of pressure group that has been largely ignored by political analysts: networks of activists that coalesce and operate across national frontiers. Their targets may be international organizations or the policies of particular states.

Historical examples of such transborder alliances include anti-slavery and woman /5(6). When you hear the phrase ‘nonviolent activism’, you probably think of figures like Dr.

Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and Mohandas Gandhi. The phrase elicited images of these leaders for me, at least, before I took a class on social justice and peacemaking at NYU this spring.

This short, intense book exposes life inside the largest, most violent gang in the world, Mara Salvatru more commonly known as MS Right in the heart of El Salvador’s violent capital San Salvador, anthropologist Juan José Martínez d´Aubuisson observes firsthand an escalating cycle of violence between MS and its sworn enemies from Barrio 18 as it becomes a war fought on a.

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He identifies five types of violence resulting from borders: Overt violence by border guards and border security infrastructure: sometimes, people are shot by border guards, get impaled on a razor-wire fence, etc.

Indian border guards, for example, have shot. Globalization, Violence against Women in Border Communities and Cultural Studies Armstrong, Jeanne Ph.D., "Globalization, Violence against Women in Border Communities and Cultural Studies" ().

service or activism in the campus or in the community, I am often challenged to assist them with research and theory that is relevant to Author: Jeanne M Armstrong.Her book,Violence and Activism at the Border: Gender, Fear, and Everyday Life in Ciudad Juárez, is forthcoming from the University of Texas Press in Howard Campbell, PhD, is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas at El Paso.

He is currently writing a book titled Drug War Zone: Front-line Accounts of Drug Trafficking and Law. The November 18 action marked the first political activism against the prototypes, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.

One of Artcolectivist’s projections on a border wall prototypeAuthor: Claire Voon.

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