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Opens up a striking new lens into immigration the drug war human trafficking and the US Mexico bord. My doctoral dissertation was in the field of medical geography which often overlaps with epidemiology In this book Dan Werb conducts research in the city with the highest murder rate in the world Tijuana Mexico and the vast majority of those killed are women Dan Werb is an epidemiologist and he uses an epidemiological model to try understand why so many people were dying in this epidemic of femicide in this border city I liked that he not only explained the epidemiological model well but also allowed us to understand many of the women who were involved with drug use or the sex trade and the risks they experienced in their lives Werb helps us understand the local causes as well as the Mexican and multi national causes of the epidemic In the end no easy answers come forward but it is a fascinating study

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City of OmensEpidemiologist and Canadian National Magazine Award winner Dan Werb's CITY OF OMENS a public health. I purchased this book from bookofthemonth to read All opinions are my own 🌟🌟🌟🌟 City of Omens by Dan Werb This fact filled book begins with epidemiologist Dan Werb studying drug addiction and the spread of HIV in Tijuana but he uickly learns with the right uestions asked he can find answers to a larger puzzle Missing women a lot of missing women Drug overdoses HIV transmission environmental toxins killing women at an increasing rate He is trained to track facts and sort data that leads to the deaths of the most vulnerable inhabitants from multiple cultures and walks of life This research casts a new light on border policy addiction and human trafficking This book does read like a documentary though and that's where the story slows However it must be written that way to include all the data and facts and stories that lie within its pages Review also posted on Instagram borenbooks Library Thing Twitter jasonstacie GoodreadsStacieBoren and my blog at readsbystaciecom

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Free read City of Omens · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ò Epidemiologist and Canadian National Magazine Award winner Dan Werb's CITY OF OMENS a public health true crime narrative in which an investigation into the skyrocketing murder rates of Tijuana's women opens up a striking new lens into immigration the drug war human trafficking and tTrue crime narrative in which an investigation into the skyrocketing murder rates of Tijuana's women. This is an excellent book for people interested in addiction harm reduction and substance abuse and gives a very clear explanation of the basics of epidemiology It outlines the drug issues in Tijuana created by a combination of the cartels police and government corruption poverty HIV the desperation of poor women and American immigration policy It is well written with compassion and skill by an author who is an academic but also works with the marginalized on the streets of Tijuana This is a must read