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Author Abbassi, Jennifer.

Title Rereading Women in Latin America and the Caribbean : the Political Economy of Gender.

Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (405 pages).
Series Latin American Perspectives in the Classroom
Latin American perspectives in the classroom.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Series Introduction Ronald H. Chilcote; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Theory, Themes, and the Realities of Gender in Latin America Jennifer Abbassi and Sheryl L. Lutjens; Part I: Women, Work, and Development; 1 Introduction to Part I; Selection from ""Women, Development, and Anthropological Facts and Fictions, "" by Eleanor Leacock; Selection from ""Approaches to Understanding the Position of Women in the Informal Sector, "" by Tamar Diana Wilson; 2 Economic Restructuring and Gender Subordination Helen I. Safa.
3 The Urban Family and Poverty in Latin America mercedes González de la Rocha4 The Myth of Being ""Like a Daughter"" Grace Esther Young; 5 Women in Mexico's Popular Movements: Survival Strategies against Ecological and Economic Impoverishment Lynn Stephen; 6 Caribbean Transnationalism As a Gendered Process Christine G.T. Ho; Part II: Politics, Policies, and the State; 7 Introduction to Part II; Selection from ""Mobilizing Women: Revolution in theRevolution, "" by Norma Stoltz Chinchilla; Selection from ""Gender Equality in the Salvadoran Transition, "" by Ilja A. Luciak.
8 Chilean Women's Organizations and Their Potential for Change Rosa M. Cañadell9 El Comité de Amas de Casade Siglo XX: An Organizational Experience of Bolivian Women Moema Viezzer; 10 The Mother of the Nicaraguans: Dona Violeta and the UNO's Gender Agenda Karen Kampwirth; 11 Constructing and Negotiating Gender in Women's Police Stations in Brazil Sara Nelson; 12 Reading between the Lines: Women, the State, and Rectification in Cuba Sheryl L. Lutjens; 13 Seeking Our Own Food: Indigenous Women's Power and Autonomy in San Pedro, Chenalhó, Chiapas (1980-1998) Christine E. Eber.
Part III: Culture, History, and Feminisms14 Introduction to Part III; Selection from ""Women, Class, and Education in Mexico,1880-1928,"" by Mary K. Vaughan; Selection from ""Reclaiming Voices: Notes on a New FemalePractice in Journalism, "" by Margaret Randall; Selection from ""If Truth Be Told, "" by Jan Rus; 15 Story without Words: Women and the Creation of a Mestizo People in Guayaquil, 1820-1835 Camilla Townsend; 16 Brazilian Women in Exile: The Quest for an Identity Angela Xavier de Brito; 17 Remembering the Dead: Latin American Women's""Testimonial"" Discourse Nancy Saporta Sternbach.
18 Róger Sánchez's ""Humor Erótico"" and the Semana Cómica:A Sexual Revolution in Sandinista Nicaragua? David Kunzle19 Evita: The Globalization of a National Myth Marta E. Savigliano; Annotated Index of Articles on Women and Gender in Latin American Perspectives; Index; About the Contributors.
Summary This indispensable text reader provides a broad-ranging and thoughtfully organized feminist introduction to the ongoing controversies of development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Designed for use in a variety of college courses, the volume collects an influential group of essays first published in Latin American Perspectives. Each part is organized into thematic sections that focus on work, politics, and culture, and each includes substantive introductions that identify key issues in the scholarly literature on women and gender in the region. Demonstrating the rich, multidisciplin.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Women -- Latin America -- Economic conditions.
Women -- Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions.
Women -- Latin America -- Social conditions.
Women -- Caribbean Area -- Social conditions.
Women -- Political activity -- Latin America.
Women -- Political activity -- Caribbean Area.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lutjens, Sheryl L.
De Brito, Angela Nieves-Xavier.
Cañadell, Rosa M.
Chinchilla, Norma.
Eber, Christine E.
T. Ho, Christine G.
Kampwirth, Karen.
Kunzle, David.
Leacock, Eleanor.
Nelson, Sara.
Safa, Helen I.
Savigliano, Marta E.
Stephen, Lynn.
Sternbach, Nancy Saporta.
Townsend, Camilla.
Vaughan, Mary Kay.
Viezzer, Moema.
Young, Grace Ester.
Other Form: Print version: Abbassi, Jennifer. Rereading Women in Latin America and the Caribbean : The Political Economy of Gender. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2002 9780742510753
ISBN 9781461642039