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El Paso

Local Frontiers at a Global Crossroads

El Paso( )
Author: Ortiz-Gonzalez, Victor M.
Series title:Globalization and Community Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8166-4077-5
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.50
Book Description:

A grounded and instructive analysis of the ways globalization affects a border city. Every marker of social difference can be easily interpreted in the fashionable language of "borderlands"--and if so, as Victor M. Ortiz-Gonzalez reveals, the practical reality of the border region is often grossly misrepresented and its people woefully served. He argues that amid the tantalizing abstractions generated by the sweeping reconfigurations of globalization, people in cities like El Paso and...
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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Globalization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.875 x 9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.649 Pounds



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