Perspectives on U.S. - Mexico Border Colonias. A special volume of the Journal of Borderlands Studies

Adrian X. Esparza, Angela J. Donelson


The U.S.-Mexico borderlands have been the focus of research for many years, with themes and topics as varied and diverse as the border region itself. The Journal of Borderlands Studies has played a vital role in the dissemination of this research, and scholars and readers owe much to the journal's singular focus on borderlands studies across the globe. With this special volume, the JBS once again demonstrates its commitment to bringing forward critical issues that apply to borderlands. We have assembled an impressive collection of articles that explore the dimensions of colonias in the southwest U.S. and northern Mexico. Here we introduce colonias to a broad audience that may know less about them, and explain why they warrant a special volume.

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Print ISSN: 0886-5655
Online ISSN: 2159-1229