By Oscar Martinez
At some point a few years in the past, three hundred migrants have been abducted among the distant, dusty border cities of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. Over half them have been by no means heard from back. Óscar Martínez, a tender author from El Salvador, used to be in Altar on the time of the kidnapping, and his tale of the migrant disappearances is just one of the harrowing tales he tells after spending years touring up and down the migrant path from significant the USA to the united states border. greater than 1 / 4 of 1000000 important americans on my own make this more and more risky trip every year, and final 12 months 18,000 of them have been kidnapped.Martínez writes in appealing, lyrical prose approximately clinging to the tops of freight trains; discovering respite, paintings and complication in shelters and brothels; and driving shotgun with the border patrol. this is the 1st booklet to light up this harsh mass migration within the age of the narcotraficantes.From the Hardcover edition.
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Power and Ideology in Brazil (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981), 59. Networking within Power Elite Circles / 41 ﬁgures. It is fair to say that the ownership structure affects the source of networking. A third reason for the importance of family networking among capitalists is the multiple linkages among social class origins, elite club memberships, corporate board memberships, and status as leading capitalists. 19 Mexican capitalists not only come from wealthy backgrounds, but almost exclusively from fathers who were wealthy or upper-middle-class businessmen.
A third reason for the importance of family networking among capitalists is the multiple linkages among social class origins, elite club memberships, corporate board memberships, and status as leading capitalists. 19 Mexican capitalists not only come from wealthy backgrounds, but almost exclusively from fathers who were wealthy or upper-middle-class businessmen. 20 Club memberships among leading Mexicans are difﬁcult to come by. But even a largely incomplete listing of capitalists alone suggests the potential for contact among wealthy Mexicans.
15 The information in table 2 illustrates elite mentor continuity in Mexico. Among military ofﬁcers’ elite mentors, for example, nearly two-thirds were themselves disciples of mentors who belonged to power elite circles. Among all power elite mentors, more than half were mentored by individuals who were members of the past power elite (pre-1970), and a fourth were mentored by current power elites (1970–2000). Again, this suggests an intertwining of power elites and 14. See Terri A. Scandura, “Mentorship and Career Mobility: An Empirical Investigation,” Journal of Organizational Behavior, 13, no.