Table of contents for The three U.S.-Mexico border wars : drugs, immigration, and Homeland Security / Tony Payan.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER I			THE THREE BORDER WARS
- A Tale With Two Sides
- The Meaning of the Border
- The Frontier Era
- The Customs Era
- The Law Enforcement Era
- The National Security Border
- The Closing of the Border
- Our Lives in the Hands of Others
- A Democratic Deficit
- Conflating the Issues
- Planning to Secure the Border: Same Old, Same Old
- Are the Three Border Wars Justified?
- The Scope of the Book
CHAPTER II			THE DRUG WAR ON THE BORDER
- A Bird's Eye View
- Economics and Geography
- It's Economics
- The Explanatory Power of a Standard Map
- The Beginning of the War
- Between Business and War
- Bureaucrats v. Drug Cartels: Unequal Enemies
- Modus Smugglandi 
· The Port of Entry vs. the Non-Port of Entry Axis
· The People vs. the Vehicles Axis
		· The NAFTA Connection
		· The C-TPAT
		· The Narco-Tunnels
- Corrupting the Warriors
- The Protective Shield of the Border Police
- Victimizing the Criminals with Bribes
- Violence and the Drug Trafficking Business
· Competition: Violence Between Cartels
· Competition: Intra-Cartel Violence
· Taking Sides: The Mexican Government
· Plata o Plomo: Silver or Lead
· Disciplining the Workforce
· Random Violence: The Exception to the Rule
- The Sicarios
- Handling the Disloyal
- Money and Drugs: North and South
- The Media and the Drug War
- The Wealth of Drugs: On Narco-Mansions and Narco-Juniors
- The Big Cartels versus the Small Time Players
- The Border Geographic of the Drug War
- Conclusion
CHAPTER III		IMMIGRATION AND THE U.S.-MEXICO BORDER
- The Scene at the Border
- The Beginning
- The Breaking Point: 1986
- A Failed Logic for a Failed War
- The Balloon Effect
- The Dead
- Build it and They Will Come
·The Backside of Economic Development
- It's Economics, Stupid!
· The Legal Side
- The Legal Side
- Mothers and Their Babies
- How They Come
- The Old Crossers: How Times Change
- Humpty Dumpty and The Border
- The More Things Change, the More they Stay the Same
- Operation Hold the Line
- Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
- Empowering the Coyotes
- The Crossing Card Trick
- NAFTA and Undocumented Immigration
- OTM: Other than Mexicans
- Other Modus Operandi
- The Militarization of the Border
· Law Enforcement and Escalation
	· Deterrence and Escalation
- The Illegal Document Industry
- The Attrition Argument 
- The U.S. Military and the Border
- All the Border's a Stage
· The American Public
		· The Minutemen
		·Border Political Grandstanding 
- A New Approach is Needed
CHAPTER IV		HOMELAND SECURITY AND THE BORDER 
- The War on Terror Comes to the Border
- The Border and the Immediate Aftermath After September 11
- Diagnosing the Failure of September 11
· Immigration Failure
·Economic Integration, Trade and Border Security
· Arizona and New Mexico
·Damn Those Bureaucrats! 
· Intelligence Failure and the Border 
- Conflating the Issues
- Reorganizing for Border Security
- A Nagging Question
- New Immigration Procedures
- Consequences of the New Immigration Procedures
- New Trade Procedures
- The Consequences of the New Trade System
- The Value Added by the New Trade Procedures
- The Inordinate Burden on Border Residents
- The Costs of Homeland Security at the Border to the Tax Payer
- Back to Normalcy?
- The Treatment of Border Crossers
CHAPTER V			THE PANOPTICON BORDER
- The Panopticon Border
- Technology and the Panopticon Border
- Militarization of the Border
- The Border as a Symbol of a Reluctant Partnership
- Agent Garcia and the Problem with the Problem
- The Definition of Border Security
- The Construction of Security
- Unhelpful Rhetoric
- Talking Past Each Other at the Border
- A New Approach is Needed
- The North American Free Trade Agreement and the Border
- The North American Solution
- Defining a North American Community
- The North American Security Bubble
- Bureaucratic Politics and the Border
- The Border Reinstated
- The Border is the Future of America
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Smuggling -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Drug traffic -- Government policy -- United States.
Illegal aliens -- Government policy -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Relations -- United States.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Economic conditions.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Politics and government.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Social conditions.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Ethnic relations.