LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Importitall
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
USA Categories
Site Security
Books > History > World > Women in History > 0292777167
  1. Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below
    Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below
    Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below

    [0292777167]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (2 reviews)
    Price R952.00

     pinterest 
Additional Information

Women's grassroots activism in Latin America combines a commitment to basic survival for women and their children with a challenge to women's subordination to men. Women activists insist that issues such as rape, battering, and reproductive control cannot be divorced from women's concerns about housing, food, land, and medical care.

This innovative, comparative study explores six cases of women's grassroots activism in Mexico, El Salvador, Brazil, and Chile. Lynn Stephen communicates the ideas, experiences, and perceptions of women who participate in collective action, while she explains the structural conditions and ideological discourses that set the context within which women act and interpret their experiences. She includes revealing interviews with activists, detailed histories of organizations and movements, and a theoretical discussion of gender, collective identity, and feminist anthropology and methods.

Similar Products

Life is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in NicaraguaDon't Be Afraid, Gringo: A Honduran Woman Speaks From The Heart: The Story of Elvia AlvaradoUntil the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social MovementsRethinking Latin American Social Movements: Radical Action from Below (Latin American Perspectives in the Classroom)Latin American Social Movements in the Twenty-first Century: Resistance, Power, and Democracy (Latin American Perspectives in the Classroom)Aztlan and Viet Nam: Chicano and Chicana Experiences of the War (American Crossroads)Revolutionizing Motherhood: The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Latin American Silhouettes)Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in ChileDoing Good: Racial Tensions and Workplace Inequalities at a Community Clinic in El Nuevo SouthFeminism  and the Legacy Of Revolution: Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chiapas (Ohio RIS Latin America Series)
Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Lynn Stephen
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780292777163
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
0292777167
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
University of Texas Press
Manufacturer
University of Texas Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
352
PublicationDate
1997-01-01
Publisher
University of Texas Press
Studio
University of Texas Press
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I used this book for an essay on feminism around the world. The author clearly addresses the historical framework of the movements and an in depth review of the organizations and the women who belong to them. I highly recommend this book if you want to do some heavy research.
I never received the book. I asked for a refund and emailed the individual responsible for the book. What is going on? This situation must be investigated.
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.