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Published: 17 November 2015

322 Pages | 32 line drawings, maps, and photographs

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190235253

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Why Walls Won't Work

Repairing the US-Mexico Divide

Michael Dear

  • New chapter delivers updates and suggestions as to what should be done about the challenges confronting the cross-border zone
  • Author is a major scholar of cities and regions, and draws from his decades of work to provide a sweeping account of the US-Mexico relationship
  • Provides a rich account of the border region's culture and history, from the pre-Columbian era to the present
  • A powerful rejoinder to those who argue for more border security and more surveillance

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