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Bringing together diverse perspectives, including feminism, Marxism, critical race theory, semiotics, and textual analysis, this is the first anthology to focus exclusively on the murders of more than five hundred women and girls in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Alicia's Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Georgina's Acknowledgments
  2. p. xi
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  1. Introduction: Feminicidio: The "Black Legend" of the Border
  2. pp. 1-21
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  1. Part One: Interventions
  2. pp. 23-153
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  1. Chapter One: Accountability for Murder in the Maquiladoras: Linking Corporate Indifference to Gender Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Border
  2. pp. 25-61
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  1. Chapter Two: Poor Brown Female: The Miller's Compensation for "Free" Trade
  2. pp. 63-93
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  1. Chapter Three: Ghost Dance in Ciudad Juarez at the End/Beginning of the Millennium
  2. pp. 95-119
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  1. Chapter Four: Gender, Order, and Femicide: Reading the Popular Culture of Murder in Ciudad Juarez
  2. pp. 121-153
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  1. Part Two: ¡Ni Una Mas!
  2. pp. 155-242
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  1. Chapter Five: Binational Civic Action for Accountability: Antiviolence Organizing in Ciudad Juarez/El Paso
  2. pp. 157-181
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  1. Chapter Six: The Suffering of the Other
  2. pp. 183-199
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  1. Chapter Seven: The V-Day March in Mexico: Appropriation and Misuse of Local Women's Activism
  2. pp. 201-210
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  1. Chapter Eight: Femicide, Mother-Activism, and the Geography of Protest in Northern Mexico
  2. pp. 211-242
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  1. Part Three: Testimonios
  2. pp. 243-277
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  1. Chapter Nine: "The Morgue Was Really from the Dark Ages": Insights from a Forensic Psychologist
  2. pp. 245-253
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  1. Chapter Ten: "We'll See Who Wins"
  2. pp. 255-261
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  1. Chapter Eleven: "The Government Has Tried to Divide Us"
  2. pp. 263-267
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  1. Chapter Twelve: Las Hijas de Juarez: Not an Urban Legend
  2. pp. 269-277
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  1. Afterword: Goddess Murder and Gynocide in Ciudad Juarez
  2. pp. 279-294
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  1. Appendix A: Selected Bi-national Timeline of the Juarez Femicides
  2. pp. 295-297
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  1. Appendix B: The Juarez Femicides in Print, Film, and Music: A Partial List
  2. pp. 298-300
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  1. Notes on Contributors
  2. pp. 301-305
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 307-314
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  1. Reprints and Permissions
  2. p. 315
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780292784703
Print ISBN
9780292722774
MARC Record
OCLC
680017793
Pages
328
Launched on MUSE
2012-06-26
Language
English
Open Access
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