Redefining the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

An Analysis of Theoretical Concepts and Models


Term Paper (Advanced seminar), 2011

44 Pages, Grade: 1,0


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Contents

1 Introduction: Mexico as the United States’ Shadow?

2 Defining the Borderlands
2.1 Socio-Geographic Approach
2.2 Constructivist Perception of the Borderlands
2.2.1 Contact Zone and Transculturation
2.2.2 Interaction Zone

3 Theoretical Models of the Borderlands
3.1 Martinez’ ‘Model of Borderlands Interaction’ and Criticism
3.2 Pick’s and Butler’s ‘Model for Marginality at National Borders’ and Criticism
3.3 Model for Marginality at the U.S.-Mexico Border
3.4 Alegría’s ‘Conceptual Model of Transborder Processes’ and Criticism
3.5 Amalgamation of Previous Border Models

4 Conclusion: Redefinition of the Borderlands

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Title
Redefining the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
Subtitle
An Analysis of Theoretical Concepts and Models
College
University of Passau
Grade
1,0
Author
Year
2011
Pages
44
Catalog Number
V210678
ISBN (eBook)
9783656389125
ISBN (Book)
9783656389453
File size
3660 KB
Language
English
Keywords
US-Mexico border;, US-Mexican border;, Mexican American border;, borderlands;, model;, theoretical model;, interaction zone;, contact zone;, transculturation;, definition borderlands;, definition;, frontier;, border;, boundary;
Quote paper
Marvin Hanisch (Author), 2011, Redefining the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/210678

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