Crisis On The Rio Grande: Poverty, Unemployment, And Economic Development On The Texas-mexico Border, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Crisis On The Rio Grande

Poverty, Unemployment, And Economic Development On The Texas-mexico Border, 1st Edition

By Dianne C. Betts

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196 pages

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With the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) looming large and imminent, this book explores the socio-economic fabric of the U.S.-Mexico border region as a measure of NAFTA's future. It presents the social and economic history of the Lower Rio Grande Valley on the Texas-Mexico border. .

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. An Overview of Demographic and Socio-economic Conditions in the Lower Rio Grande Valley 2. The Measurement and Analysis of Poverty 3. Colonias and Economic Development 4. The Maquiladora Industry and Economic Development 5. Border Migration and Economic Development 6. NAFTA and the Economy of the Lower Rio Grande Valley 7. Problems and Prospects: A Summary

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General