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ethnographic comparison of the Mexican American drug culture in El Paso, Texas, 1987 to 1997

Reyes Ramos

ethnographic comparison of the Mexican American drug culture in El Paso, Texas, 1987 to 1997

by Reyes Ramos

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Published by Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • El Paso.
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Drug use -- Texas -- El Paso.,
    • Drug abuse -- Texas -- El Paso.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-38).

      StatementReyes Ramos.
      ContributionsTexas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5824.E85 R34 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL79424M
      LC Control Number99183615
      OCLC/WorldCa40357553

        Drug cartels have made Juarez the deadliest city in Mexico. But they also operate just across the border, in El Paso, Texas — one of the safest .   El Paso's nickname is "El Chuco," short for "pachuco," a reference to a s subculture of Mexicans and Mexican Americans who adopted their own .

        A recent RAND Corporation study reports that Americans spent just shy of $ billion on illegal narcotics in The bulk of this money goes to Mexico, which also has become a .   EL PASO, Texas — The massacre that killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso struck a city that has long been the cradle of Mexican American culture .

        EL PASO, Texas -- The massacre that killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso struck a city that has long been the cradle of Mexican American culture . Two Americans were driving back to El Paso, Texas, last December after an afternoon across the border in Ciudad Juárez. A few blocks from the border, they were surrounded by Mexican army trucks.


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Ethnographic comparison of the Mexican American drug culture in El Paso, Texas, 1987 to 1997 by Reyes Ramos Download PDF EPUB FB2

An Ethnographic Comparison of the Mexican American Drug Culture in El Paso, Texas: to 4 • Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse All interviews and focus group discussion sessions were then coded according to the contents of each. Ethnographic comparison of the Mexican American drug culture in El Paso, Texas, to Austin, Tex.: Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

Author(s): Ramos,Reyes; Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Title(s): An ethnographic comparison of the Mexican American drug culture in El Paso, Texas, to / Reyes Ramos. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Austin, Tex.: Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug.

C West Hall S. University Ave. Ann Arbor, MI Phone: Fax: [email protected]   Thousands of people die in drug-related violence every year in Mexico.

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, adjacent to El Paso, Texas, has become the most violent city in the Mexican drug war. Much of the cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine consumed in the United States is imported across the Mexican border, making El Paso/Juárez one of the major drug-trafficking venues in the.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says El Paso is a major hub for Mexican opioids and methamphetamine enroute to the rest of the United States. Just a few days ago U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released figures showing that the El Paso sector had an astounding 1,% increase in illegal immigrant apprehensions during the.

Inwhen Martinez was a child playing in the streets of El Paso, the then-American Texas Richard Nixon said in a press conference: "America's public enemy number one is drug abuse. And, over the past couple weeks, being Mexican American has been tougher than ever before.

On Aug. 3, when year-old Patrick Crusius of Allen, Texas, drove at least 10 hours south to El Paso. Mexico - Mexico - Ethnic groups: Mexico’s population is composed of many ethnic groups, including indigenous American Indians (Amerindians), who account for less than one-tenth of the total.

Generally speaking, the mixture of indigenous and European peoples has produced the largest segment of the population today—mestizos, who account for about three-fifths of the total—via a complex. Best Mexican Restaurants in El Paso, Texas: Find Tripadvisor traveler reviews of El Paso Mexican restaurants and search by price, location, and more.

The Mexican–American War, also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in Mexico as the Intervención Estadounidense en México (U.S. intervention in Mexico), was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from to It followed the U.S.

annexation of Texas, which Mexico still considered Mexican territory since the government did not recognize the treaty. [El Paso]: Texas Western Press, the University of Texas at El Paso, [] FS72 No/70NM 34 C Crawford, Judith Heitman. A comparison of two music reading approaches for the Mexican-American child / by Judith Heitman Crawford.

Mexico is across the bridge from Texas and its’ influence is seen throughout the city. The influence of Mexico is seen through the Spanish language used along with the Mexican cuisine served in many restaurants.

It is also seen through the downtown area and many different cultural events that take place during the year. EL PASO, Texas (CBS4/KFOX14) — A huge joint law-enforcement operation just took down a major drug trafficking ring in El Paso and Las Cruces. Authorities say this investigation started in April.

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Economy, Drug Wars Hurt Cross-Border Business El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez in Mexico are economically tightly intertwined. The economic downturn in the U.S.

is. In fact, El Paso has one of the highest proportions of immigrants among U.S. cities. Many of these migrants are undocumented.

If those who fear Mexican immigration are right, then El Paso should be a hotbed of violence. As it turns out, El Paso is one of the safest cities in the United States with a homicide rate of perresidents.

The Mexican drug cartels remain powerful through the use of creative tactics involving both visibility and concealment.

El Paso-Juárez in the Drug War Zone The previous sections established a theoretical framework for understanding the Mexican-American DWZ and the drug-cartel culture.

El Paso Mexican American Cultural Center. likes 8 talking about this. Opening inLaunched by El Paso Voters in. El Paso is located at the very western tip of Texas, so close to the Mexican border that it forms a bi-national metropolitan area with Ciudad Juárez across the Rio Grande.

As a result, the Latino influence in the city is very strong, with people of Hispanic or Latino background making up over 75% of the population as of the census. Oldest Bar in El Paso - The One and Only Rosa's Cantina, El Paso Texas - Duration: Bucket List Barsviews.The federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Threat Assessment reveals that six Mexican drug cartels have a far-reaching stranglehold over several Texas cities.

It also finds that Mexican cartels now smuggle more drugs into the US than any other criminal organization. One of the criminal groups, the Gulf Cartel, has a hold. EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The massacre that killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso struck a city that has long been the cradle of Mexican American culture and .