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"For the Creation of Strong Children, Beautiful and Intelligent": Eugenics, Youth, and the Nation in Post-Revolutionary Mexico City
Abstract:This article examines the link between eugenics, youth, and the nation in Mexico City from 1920-1940. Eugenicists, far from being a homogenous group, couched their work as a "patriotic duty"Expand
Adiós Niño: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death
Adi os Ni~ no: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death is a compelling genealogy of the Maras, or street gangs, of Guatemala City and one of the first books of its kind to considerExpand
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What ‘Difference’ Does a Camera Make? Crime, Youth, and Representation in Mid-Century Mexico City
This article examines the discourse on juvenile crime in mid-century Mexico City through an analysis of visual culture namely the nota roja genre of sensationalist press, and the role photographyExpand