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By Gilberto Rosas

ISBN-10: 0822352257

ISBN-13: 9780822352259

ISBN-10: 0822352370

ISBN-13: 9780822352372

The urban of Nogales straddles the border operating among Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. at the Mexican facet, marginalized youths calling themselves Barrio Libre (Free 'Hood) hire violence, robbery, and bribery to outlive, usually preying on undocumented migrants who navigate the city's sewer method to pass the US-Mexico border. during this booklet, Gilberto Rosas attracts on his in-depth ethnographic examine one of the individuals of Barrio Libre to appreciate why they've got embraced criminal activity and the way neoliberalism and protection rules on either side of the border have affected the youths' descent into Barrio Libre.

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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