The U.S.-Mexico Border: A Reference Handbook (Kobo eBook)

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This book offers answers to essential questions about the border between the United States and Mexico and connected issues that are accessible to readers interested in immigration, border security, and U.S.-Mexico relations.

Comprising seven chapters, The U.S.-Mexico Border: A Reference Handbook surveys the complex topic for students and readers. Chapter 1 discusses the political, social, and economic contexts in which the border came to exist. Chapter 2 discusses problems, controversies, and proposed solutions. Chapter 3 consists of original essays contributed by outside scholars, complementing the perspective and expertise of the author. Chapter 4 profiles major organizations and people who, as stakeholders in border politics, drive the agenda on the issue. Chapter 5 presents data and documents on the topic, giving readers the ability to analyze the facts. Chapter 6 provides additional resources that the reader may wish to consult, such as books, journal articles, and films. Chapter 7 provides a detailed chronology of important events, and the book closes with a useful glossary of key terms used throughout the book and a comprehensive subject index.

  • Helps the reader to better understand the complicated U.S.-Mexico border region
  • Allows different perspectives to be heard from many individuals who are concerned with border issues, from immigration advocates to residents of border towns
  • Aids the general reader who wants to learn more about the history and current events concerning the U.S.-Mexico border in an easy-to-understand fashion
  • Provides an objective perspective in the immigration debate
Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781440874802
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2022