Sexual Homicide of Women on the U.S.-Mexican Border

  • Sara Schatz

About this book


This volume focuses on the specific relationship between the institutional impunity, lack of public safety and public space in failing to prevent organized sexual murder. The murder of women on the U.S.-Mexican border is a complex phenomenon with multiple geographic, economic, political, sociological, and psychological causes.


Impunity and Public Security in Mexico Lack of Public Safety in Ciudad Júarez Murder of Women in the U.S.-Mexican Border Preventing organized Sexual Murder in Ciudad Júarez Sexual Homicide in Mexico Sexual Homicide of Women in Júarez Sexual Assassination in Ciudad Juárez Human Trafficking in Ciudad Juárez

Authors and affiliations

  • Sara Schatz
    • 1
  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-94-024-0937-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-024-0939-0
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