Melissa Wright

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Department Head, Geography

Research Summary

Studies the dynamics linking political, cultural and economic processes. Research has focused on the emergence of an international social movement that protests violence against women along the Mexico-U.S. border.

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Recent Publications

Border Thinking, Borderland Diversity, and Trump’s Wall

Wright, M. W., Mar 4 2019, In: Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 109, 2, p. 511-519 9 p.

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Visualizing a country without a future: Posters for Ayotzinapa, Mexico and struggles against state terror

Wright, M. W., Jun 2019, In: Geoforum. 102, p. 235-241 7 p.

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Against the Evils of Democracy: Fighting Forced Disappearance and Neoliberal Terror in Mexico

Wright, M. W., Mar 4 2018, In: Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 108, 2, p. 327-336 10 p.

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Epistemological Ignorances and Fighting for the Disappeared: Lessons from Mexico

Wright, M. W., Jan 1 2017, In: Antipode. 49, 1, p. 249-269 21 p.

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Gentrificación, asesinato y olvido en México: Una historia marxista feminista

Translated title of the contribution: The Gender, Place and Culture Jan Monk Distinguished Annual Lecture: Gentrification, assassination and forgetting in Mexico: A feminist Marxist taleWright, M. W., Jan 2014, In: Gender, Place and Culture. 21, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

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Feminicidio, narcoviolence, and gentrification in Ciudad Juárez: The feminist fight

Wright, M. W., 2013, In: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 31, 5, p. 830-845 16 p.

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