Dying to live: a story of U.S. immigration in an age of global apartheid

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Open Media/City Lights Books, May 1, 2008 - History - 255 pages
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Praise for A Not-So-Distant Horror: "[A] remarkable book."-Noam Chomsky Told through the life story of a young man who perished in the California desert, Dying to Live is a compelling account of US immigration/border enforcement and the rapidly growing death toll among migrants. Stunning photos by Mizue Aizeki complement the text. Joseph Nevins authored Operation Gatekeeper: The Rise of the Illegal Alien and the Making of the U.S.-Mexico Boundary (Routledge, 2002), and A Not-So-Distant Horror (Cornell, 2005). His writings have appeared in the Boston Review, The Christian Science Monitor, and the International Herald Tribune.

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Review: Dying to Live: A Story of US Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

User Review  - Chantal - Goodreads

This book is incredibly thought-provoking, it provides a compelling case for people to challenge the accepted (and enforced) idea that the border between the US and Mexico is a valid one. It examines ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alisa - Goodreads

One quote: "In a world of profound inequality, there are few if any nations that share a land boundary with the level of disparity as wide as that between Mexico and the United States. Which side of a ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Beyond the Boundary
165
Appendices
200
Copyright

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Joseph Nevins authored Operation Gatekeeper: The Rise of the Illegal Alien and the Making of the U.S.-Mexico Boundary (Routledge, 2002), and A Not-so-distant Horror: Mass Violence in East Timor (Cornell University Press, 2005). His writings have appeared in numerous journalistic publications, including The Boston Review, The Christian Science Monitor, CounterPunch, and the International Herald. Mizue Aizeki is a documentary photographer. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications including The Wall Street Journal, ColorLines, L.A. Weekly, The Nation, The Progressive, and Z Magazine. She has also exhibited her work in several venues, including the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco.

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