Posts Tagged: Mexico

Muñoz, Alejandro Anaya. “Transnational and Domestic Processes in the Definition of Human Rights Policies in Mexico.” Human Rights Quarterly 31, no. 1 (2009): 35-58.

Muñoz’s article raises an important question as to whether human rights in Mexico have only been implemented for bureaucracies’ sake or for the good of its own people. Mexico initially was not interested in matters of human rights but would

Muñoz, Alejandro Anaya. “Transnational and Domestic Processes in the Definition of Human Rights Policies in Mexico.” Human Rights Quarterly 31, no. 1 (2009): 35-58.

Muñoz’s article raises an important question as to whether human rights in Mexico have only been implemented for bureaucracies’ sake or for the good of its own people. Mexico initially was not interested in matters of human rights but would

Wright, Melissa . “Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border.”Signs, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 707-731

In the article the author argues that in order to understand femicide and drug-related murders one must  understand gender violence and how its used to ensure the security of a state, specifically Ciudad Juarez. The argument of the article replies

Wright, Melissa . “Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border.”Signs, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 707-731

In the article the author argues that in order to understand femicide and drug-related murders one must  understand gender violence and how its used to ensure the security of a state, specifically Ciudad Juarez. The argument of the article replies

Stephen, Lynn. “Testimony and Human Rights Violation in Oaxaca.” Latin American Perspectives 38, 6(2011): 52-68. Accessed April 15, 2015.

In the article, “Testimony and Human Rights Violations in Oaxaca,” the author, Stephen tries to highlight the importance of testimonies. She argues that testimonies are an important instrument for recording human rights violations and attaining political and legal credibility. Testimonies

Stephen, Lynn. “Testimony and Human Rights Violation in Oaxaca.” Latin American Perspectives 38, 6(2011): 52-68. Accessed April 15, 2015.

In the article, “Testimony and Human Rights Violations in Oaxaca,” the author, Stephen tries to highlight the importance of testimonies. She argues that testimonies are an important instrument for recording human rights violations and attaining political and legal credibility. Testimonies

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and

Risley, Amy. “Sex Trafficking: The “Other” Crisis in Mexico?.” Latin Americanist 54, no. 1 (March 2010): 99-117. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 11, 2015).

Amy Risley’s article “Sex Trafficking: The ‘Other’ Crisis in Mexico?” gives a comprehensive overview of the definitions, causes, and statistics that are associated with sex trafficking within Mexico. Risley begins her article by summarizing the supply and demand dynamics that

Risley, Amy. “Sex Trafficking: The “Other” Crisis in Mexico?.” Latin Americanist 54, no. 1 (March 2010): 99-117. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 11, 2015).

Amy Risley’s article “Sex Trafficking: The ‘Other’ Crisis in Mexico?” gives a comprehensive overview of the definitions, causes, and statistics that are associated with sex trafficking within Mexico. Risley begins her article by summarizing the supply and demand dynamics that

Kathryn Sikkink, “Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America”

Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America Kathryn Sikkink, “Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America,” International Organization, Vol. 47, No. 3 (Summer, 1993), pp. 411-441, http://www.jstor.org/stable/2706982 Annotation   This article by Kathryn Sikkink is an

Kathryn Sikkink, “Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America”

Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America Kathryn Sikkink, “Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America,” International Organization, Vol. 47, No. 3 (Summer, 1993), pp. 411-441, http://www.jstor.org/stable/2706982 Annotation   This article by Kathryn Sikkink is an

Krovel, Roy. “Solidarity and Intercultural Communication in Chiapas, Mexico”

Citation: Krovel, Roy. “Solidarity and Intercultural Communication in Chiapas, Mexico.” Intercultural Communication Studies 18, no. 1 (2009): 21-32. Annotation: This article attempts to discuss the development in the understanding and implementation of human rights in Mexico by indigenous groups, specifically

Krovel, Roy. “Solidarity and Intercultural Communication in Chiapas, Mexico”

Citation: Krovel, Roy. “Solidarity and Intercultural Communication in Chiapas, Mexico.” Intercultural Communication Studies 18, no. 1 (2009): 21-32. Annotation: This article attempts to discuss the development in the understanding and implementation of human rights in Mexico by indigenous groups, specifically