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Genders in Production: Making Workers in Mexico's Global Factories
the economic well-being of local communities and their residents. Lastly, there is as chapter on the role of state and federal programs for environmental protection on land use and urban development.Expand
Geographies of Power: Placing Scale
List of Figures.List of Contributors.Acknowledgments.Placing Scale: An Introduction. (Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright)Part I: Theorizing Scale.Introduction: Theorizing Scale. (Andrew Herod andExpand
A manifesto against femicide.
  • M. Wright
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Antipode
  • 1 July 2001
In Ciudad Juarez, a group of feminist activists has established the city's first sexual assault center, called Casa Amiga. They accomplished this feat after launching a social movement on severalExpand
Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border
  • M. Wright
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 March 2011
In 1993, a group of women shocked Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, with the news that dozens of girls and women had been murdered and dumped, like garbage, around the city during the year. As the numbers ofExpand
Paradoxes, Protests and the Mujeres de Negro of Northern Mexico
On November 25, 2002, thousands of people marched through the streets of Mexico City and demanded, in the name of social justice, an end to the violence against women in northern Mexico. ‘Ni Una Más’Expand
Geographies of Power
Desire and the Prosthetics of Supervision: A Case of Maquiladora Flexibility
The instructor told us to act as if we were approving of someone's work performance. "Don't use words," she reminded us, "this is to see if you know how to use your bodies. I want to see your bodyExpand
Geography and gender: Feminism and a feeling of justice
The recent emphasis on emotional geographies has turned critical attention to the connections linking affect and social justice. It is hard to imagine this ‘emotional turn’ in the field without muchExpand
Placing Scale: An Introduction
In the Space of Theory
In the Space of Theory is a difficult but important read. Matt Sparke has written a theoretically challenging and empirically rich monograph which presents an articulate and compelling case for theExpand
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