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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2012; 282377–416 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2012.28.2.377
Published: 01 August 2012
...Freddy Mariñez Navarro; Leonardo Vivas The paper seeks to make sense of the impacts and responses to the current war on drugs in Nuevo Laredo. In it, the impacts of Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTOs) in Nuevo Laredo as well as prospects for recovery are examined from three perspectives: a...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 351122–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.122
Published: 01 February 2019
... understanding of the Zetas and organized criminal groups in Mexico. Los Zetas, Inc. is a state of the art study of organized crime and drug trafficking studies in Mexico. The book has many virtues, including its exhaustive data collection, and the extremely useful compilations of chronologies and timelines...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 351125–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.125
Published: 01 February 2019
... Wisconsin and a B.A. from the University of Idaho. His academic expertise is concerned primarily with ethnicity, political anthropology, social and intellectual movements, U.S. Mexico border culture, and drug trafficking. Dr. Campbell is a professor at UTEP (since 1991), chairman of the Department of...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 343269–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.3.269
Published: 01 November 2018
... the sixth reporter to be murdered in 2017. Javier Valdez Ca´rdenas was an award-winning journalist and author who covered drug trafficking and organized crime in Mexico and his numerous articles have been published throughout Mexico and in periodicals such as National Geographic. Valdez Ca´rdenas s...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342254–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.254
Published: 01 August 2018
... subsequent connections between drug traffickers and politicians (174). Piccato s history of crime fiction scales criminal literacy (175 244) from specific cases into broader cultural milieu. A diverse crowd of crime fiction writers in Mexico formalized a set of tropes that made the discussion of crime into...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342262–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.262
Published: 01 August 2018
...). He is editor and translator of The Taken: True Stories of the Sinaloa Drug War (2017); and his manuscript, La Pena Ma´xima: Capital Punishment and Collective Identity in Mexico is forthcoming from Stanford University Press. Jose´ Roberto Mendirichaga es Profesor eme´rito de la Universidad de...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2015; 312370–372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mex.2015.31.2.370
Published: 01 August 2015
... street and forcing them to withdraw monies from ATMs. Organized crime, which largely relies on illegal drugs as their primary revenue source, increasingly has moved vigorously into other criminal activities, including kidnap- ping, extortion, and human trafficking. The most controversial and difficult...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2015; 312305–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mex.2015.31.2.305
Published: 01 August 2015
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2014; 302557–588 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2014.30.2.557
Published: 01 October 2014
... municipal del país. El artículo concluye con reflexiones destinadas a fomentar la integridad e informar el debate anticorrupción en el país. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California. 2014 Enrique Peña Nieto EPN corruption Anti-Corruption Commission Mexico drug drug trafficking...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2014; 301241–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2014.30.1.241
Published: 01 February 2014
... The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2014 Felipe Calderón cartels corruption democracy drug trafficking Institutional Revolutionary Party military organized crime police security state Felipe Calderón carteles corrupción crimen organizado...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2013; 292522–542 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2013.29.2.522
Published: 01 August 2013
...Aaron W. Navarro © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California. 2013 Politics Elections Democracy Armed forces Labor movements Social movements Drug trafficking organizations (DTO) National security Immigration Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) Partido de la...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2013; 292503–521 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2013.29.2.503
Published: 01 August 2013
... institutions, and uneven economic growth persist and remain formidable challenges for Mexico today, much like they did in 1810 and 1910. In 2010, one murder in Mexico occurred every thirty-five minutes, with much of this attributed to warring drug trafficking organizations and the military campaign to...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2013; 291280–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2013.29.1.280
Published: 01 February 2013
... murder drug trafficking institutional anomie spatial analysis temporal analysis trends Anomia institucional, espacialidad y temporalidad en las muertes asociadas a la lucha contra la delincuencia organizada en Me´xico Carlos J. Vilalta* Centro de Investigacio´n y Docencia Econo´micas (CIDE) En...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2012; 282351–376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2012.28.2.351
Published: 01 August 2012
... fuelling the growth of better organized, increasingly sophisticated and more profitable smuggling groups; small-scale smugglers being replaced by larger criminal organizations with nexus to drug cartels that have shown complete disregard for human lives. This paper questions these assumptions and concludes...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2012; 28143–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2012.28.1.43
Published: 01 February 2012
... to eradicate crime fromMexican society. These reforms also im- posed strict punishments against drug trafficking and kidnapping (Mor- ris 2001, 7) . In a political context, characterized by the emergence of a demo- cratic regime after the 2000 election, public opinion strongly supported the President...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2009; 252367–376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2009.25.2.367
Published: 01 August 2009
... the Calderón administration s battles against the transnational drug cartels. As he correctly points out, Mexico s security problems have become the most significant political issue and are un- questionably the primary challenge Mexican democracy faces, because if the Mexican state is not able to...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2009; 25119–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2009.25.1.19
Published: 01 February 2009
... Juárez meant an increase in the number of people involved with the drug trade. The lack of jobs for a population that had escaped to the El Paso/ Ciudad Juárez area during the Revolution promoted growth in the infor- mal sector, including trafficking. Drug regulation on both sides of the bor- Mottier...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2008; 241113–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2008.24.1.113
Published: 01 February 2008
... redefinition of national security pri- orities. Due to the significant increase in drug-trafficking and crime lev- els the country has experienced over the last two decades, and given the weakness of civilian institutions that would otherwise perform these roles, successive governments have gradually assigned...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2007; 231155–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2007.23.1.155
Published: 01 February 2007
..., sweating, paleness, rapid heart rate, and feeling cold and clammy. The most common clinical cause of hypoglycemia is a complication of dia- betes; it can be drug-induced or non-drug-induced. Too little injected in- sulin can cause hypoglycemia in people with diabetes, and people with diabetes are more...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2006; 22183–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2006.22.1.83
Published: 01 February 2006
... sources, such as drug trafficking or money laundering. That is why no anonymous donations were allowed by this reform (in the previous elec- toral code, 10% of private financing could be kept anonymous). To estimate the annual amount of public funding needed, the con- stitutional formula stated that IFE...