The University of Arizona

Mexican water studies in the Mexico-US borderlands

Casey Walsh


This article is an introduction to a special section of the Journal of Political Ecology that presents a Mexican perspective on the transnational dimensions of water use and management in the Mexico-U.S. borderlands. Three articles by leading Mexican scholars discuss the anthropology and history of water in the borderlands. The articles are interdisciplinary, and are linked in different ways to pioneering research on water in Mexico established by Angel Palerm.

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