Post Tagged with: "mexico"

Interview – Pablo Nemiña

Interview – Pablo Nemiña

Pablo Nemiña explores the complex relationship between Latin American countries and the IMF, Argentina’s economic policy and the country’s upcoming presidential elections.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Liberalism and American Imperialism

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Liberalism and American Imperialism

US relations with Mexico in the 1910s show how institutional and normative domestic structures restrained the use of violent power.

Review Feature – Organised Crime in Mexico

Review Feature – Organised Crime in Mexico

This review feature examines two books that address developments in organised crime in Mexico, the roots of violence, and the challenges faced by the new government.

Border Field State Park / Imperial Beach, San Diego, California

Border Crossings: Our Criminals, Their Criminals, and “Good Fences”

Not all borders are the same. But they all share one thing in common: people will cross them illegally if they can – if only for the fun of it.

Online Resources – The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Online Resources – The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

A brief introduction to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), with links and media to further explore.

Review – Lupe Under the Sun

Review – Lupe Under the Sun

Director Rodrigo Reyes’ film portrays a realist yet dreamlike exploration of the everyday activities of an ageing undocumented Mexican labourer in the United States.

Review – Drug War Capitalism

Review – Drug War Capitalism

Dawn Paley’s book captures the opportunistic capacity of neoliberal decision-makers to advance policy agendas through the War on Drugs in Latin America.

Border Thinking and Vulnerability as a Knowing Otherwise

Border Thinking and Vulnerability as a Knowing Otherwise

Border subjectivities are central for a critical re-thinking of the dominant epistemologies of IR as embodied epistemic sites of enunciation in their own right.

Interview – Robert J. Bunker

Interview – Robert J. Bunker

Robert J. Bunker discusses the greatest lessons learned from counterinsurgency, forms of insurgencies, and what is being done to counter Latin American cartels and gangs.

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

By being one of the few scholarly texts to focus on the MIKTA, Jongryn’s edited volume is a substantial contribution to global governance literature.

Chapo ‘El Bandito’ Alger

Chapo ‘El Bandito’ Alger

If we come to see the drug epidemic as the health issue it is, el Chapo may become a genuine pop-cultural icon for the masses, not just a hackneyed Mexican ‘Robin Hood’.

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