North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics

Laurence Armand French, Magdaleno Manzanarez

December 21, 2016 by CRC Press
Reference - 214 Pages - 25 Color
ISBN 9781498780346 - CAT# K29916

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Features

  • Focuses on an important current issue that has deep historical roots
  • Covers the complexity of borders and boundaries and it implications
  • Discusses the role that race/ethnic relations have played in border creation
  • Explores the collective psychology of the transfer of lands from both sides
  • Uncovers the role that wars and conflict have played in U.S. expansionism

Summary

North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics adds to the current discussion on class, race, ethnic, and sectarian divides, not only within the United States but throughout the Americas in general. The book explores the phenomenon of border challenges throughout the world, particularly the current increase in population migration in the America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, which has been linked to human trafficking and many other causes of human suffering. North American Border Conflicts takes students through the rich, sad history of border conflict on this continent.