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Why Walls Won't Work

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 322 Nombre de pages
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Why Walls Won't Work is an excellent book that offers valuable insight into the forces that fracture the borderlands, or the third... Lire la suite
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Why Walls Won't Work is an excellent book that offers valuable insight into the forces that fracture the borderlands, or the third nation. Dear's contribution is important and a regional survey of the borderlands. His critiques of the Border Industrial Complex in the United States and the drug wars in Mexico are especially good.

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Michael Dear is Professor of City and Regional Planning in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California-Berkeley. The author/editor of more than a dozen books, he has been a Guggenheim Fellowship holder, a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, and Fellow at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy. He has received the highest honors for creativity in research from the Association of American Geographers, and numerous undergraduate teaching and graduate mentorship awards.

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In this sweeping account of life within the United States-Mexican border zone, Michael Dear, eminent scholar and co-founder of the "L.A. School" of urban theory, traces the border's long history of cultural interaction, beginning with the numerous Mesoamerican tribes of the region.

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Titre: Why Walls Won't Work
Sous-titre: Repairing the US-Mexico Divide
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Code EAN: 9780190235253
ISBN: 978-0-19-023525-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 322
Poids: 474g
Taille: H233mm x B156mm x T19mm
Année: 2015

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