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Unformatted text preview: – 2,800 in Mexico – 90% owned by U.S. or subsidiary company – Some are joint U. S./Mexican companies – Black and Decker, GTE, Kellogg, Singer, Ford, General Motors, Xerox and Westinghouse Maquiladoras--Functionalist • Program works this way: – Foreign companies ship tools, machinery, parts to Mexico (no tariff) – Workers finish products and ship them back – Only a charge on the cost of the worker’s wages – Mexican workers do labor-intensive work Merton’s Concepts • Latent function -unintended, unrecognized, unanticipated and unpredicted – The links between the two nations are obvious – 5 million per month people cross San Diego-Tijuana daily – Busiest land-border crossings in the world – The cities on the borders increase...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10