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Mexico's Human Rights Crisis

Mexico's Human Rights Crisis offers a broad survey of the human rights issues that plague Mexico. Impunity, contributors argue, is the root cause of a climate of generalized violence that is carried out, condoned, or ignored by the state and precludes any hope for justice.

Mexico's Human Rights Crisis

Edited by Alejandro Anaya-Muñoz and Barbara Frey

2019 | 344 pages | Cloth $69.95
Political Science / Law
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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

Introduction
—Alejandro Anaya-Muñoz and Barbara Frey

PART I. THE CRISIS UNFOLDS
Chapter 1. Deadly Forces: Use of Lethal Force by Mexican Security Forces 2007-2015
—Catalina Pérez Correa, Carlos Silva Forné, and Rodrigo Gutiérrez Rivas
Chapter 2. Violence-Induced Internal Displacement in Mexico, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and Official State Responses
—Laura Rubio Díaz-Leal
Chapter 3. Women's Human Rights in the Armed Conflict in Mexico: Organized Crime, Collective Action, and State Responses
—Sandra Hincapié
Chapter 4. The Invisible Violence Against Women in Mexico—Regina Tamés

PART II. THE CRISIS FOR MIGRANTS
Chapter 5. Superfluous Lives: Undocumented Migrants Traveling in Mexico
—Javier Treviño-Rangel
Chapter 6. Emigration, Violence, and Human Rights Violations in Central Mexico
—Benjamin James Waddell
Chapter 7. Bridging Legal Geographies: Contextual Adjudication in Mexican Asylum Claims
—Ariadna Estévez
Chapter 8. Mexican Asylum Seekers and the Convention Against Torture
—Susan Gzesh

PART III. THE INSTITUTIONAL CRISIS
Chapter 9. Democracia a la Mexicana: A Framework Conducive to Human Rights Violations
—Daniel Vázquez
Chapter 10. Factors Blocking the Compliance with International Human Rights Normsin Mexico
—Alejandro Anaya-Muñoz and Natalia Saltalamacchia
Chapter 11. Human Rights and Justice in Mexico: An Analysis of Judicial Functions
—Karina Ansolabehere
Chapter 12. The Judicial Breakthrough Model: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Lethal Violence
—Janice Gallagher

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