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City of omens : a search for the missing women of the borderlands

Werb, Dan (author.).

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Terrace Public Library 614.409 WER (Text) 35151001096585 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635572995
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.

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General Note: Gov.General 2019 Nonfiction Finalist.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: When Dan Werb began to study Tijuana's murder rate in 2013, he discovered that it could only be understood as one symptom among many. Environmental toxins, drug overdoses, HIV transmission: all were killing women at overwhelming rates. Werb's search for the ultimate causes of Tijuana's femicide casts new light on immigration, human trafficking, addiction, and the true cost of American empire-building.
Subject: Epidemiology -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Women -- Mortality -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Women -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California) -- Social conditions
Women -- Crimes against -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Violent crimes -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Prostitution -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Public health -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
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