By Gilberto Rosas
Rosas argues that even supposing those youths perform the victimization of others, they need to now not be demonized. they're complexly and adversely located. the results of NAFTA have pressured a lot of them, in addition to different Mexicans, emigrate to Nogales. relocating fluidly with the youths throughout the areas that they inhabit and keep watch over, he exhibits how the militarization of the border really destabilized the quarter and led Barrio Libre to show to more and more violent actions, together with drug trafficking. through targeting those youths and their delinquency, Rosas demonstrates how capitalism and criminal activity form perceptions and reports of race, sovereignty, and resistance alongside the US-Mexico border.
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Barrio Libre: Criminalizing States and Delinquent Refusals of the New Frontier by Gilberto Rosas