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City of omens : a search for the missing women of the borderlands

Werb, Dan (author.).

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  • 6 of 9 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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1 current hold with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 614.40972 Werb (Text) 33294002061729 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2020-02-01

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635572995
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note: Gov.General 2019 Nonfiction Finalist.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: When Dan Werb began to study Tijuana's murder rate in 2013, he discovered that it could only be understood as one symptom among many. Environmental toxins, drug overdoses, HIV transmission: all were killing women at overwhelming rates. Werb's search for the ultimate causes of Tijuana's femicide casts new light on immigration, human trafficking, addiction, and the true cost of American empire-building.
Subject: Epidemiology -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Women -- Mortality -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Women -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California) -- Social conditions
Women -- Crimes against -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Violent crimes -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Prostitution -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)
Public health -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)

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