The Mexican Drug War’s Collateral Damages on Women

  title={The Mexican Drug War’s Collateral Damages on Women},
  author={Evelyn Salinas},
This paper examines the Mexican drug war from a postcolonial and feminist perspective. The postcolonial framework serves to expose how the U.S.-led War on Drugs is a new instrument of colonial practice that allows the U.S. to maintain a political and economic sphere of influence in Latin America. In addition the feminist perspective enables to examine how the collateral damages of this drug war affect people different depending on the intersection of their sex, gender, race or class… Expand
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