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The migrant caravan is a practical and political reaction to Mexico’s futile attempts at dissuasion

Diaz De Leon Cardenas, Alejandra (2018) The migrant caravan is a practical and political reaction to Mexico’s futile attempts at dissuasion. LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog (01 Nov 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Mexico’s resort to riot police and tear gas is part of a wider effort to scare migrants into returning to Central America. But push factors like extreme violence and grinding poverty weigh far more in the balance than shows of dissuasive violence, writes Alejandra Díaz de Leon (LSE Department ofSociology).

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Sociology
Subjects: J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2021 11:00
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2021 23:04
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/110842

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