San Diego–Tijuana: Not quite a binational city or region

  title={San Diego–Tijuana: Not quite a binational city or region},
  author={Glen Sparrow},
The cities of San Diego and Tijuana have faced each other across the international boundary for over 100 years. The question raised by this article is whether they comprise a binational city or region. After a brief comparison of their histories, economies and political systems, a review of some indications of cross border attitudes and a discussion of binational regionalism as it is impacted by continentalism, it is concluded that the relationship between these cities is driven by factors of… 
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