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    DescriptionYielding pivotal new perspectives on the indigenous women of Mexico, "Dissident Women: Gender and Cultural Politics in Chiapas" presents a diverse collection of voices exploring the human rights and gender issues that gained international attention after the first public appearance of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) in 1994. Drawing from studies on topics ranging from the daily life of Zapatista women to the effect of transnational indigenous women in tipping geopolitical scales, the contributors explore both the personal and global implications of indigenous women's activism. The Zapatista movement and the Women's Revolutionary Law, a charter that came to have tremendous symbolic importance for thousands of indigenous women, created the potential for renegotiating gender roles in Zapatista communities. Drawing on the original research of scholars with long-term field experience in a range of Mayan communities in Chiapas and featuring several key documents written by indigenous women articulating their vision, "Dissident Women" brings fresh insight to the revolutionary crossroads at which Chiapas stands - and to the worldwide implications of this economic and political microcosm.


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    Title
    Dissident Women
    Subtitle
    Gender and Cultural Politics in Chiapas
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Shannon Speed, Edited by Rosalva Aida Hernandez Castillo, Edited by Lynn Stephen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 318
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780292714403
    ISBN 10: 0292714408
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLCM
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 84
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.6
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JPW
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BIC subject category V2: JPVH
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 53
    BISAC V2.8: SOC032000, SOC002010, SOC028000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KLCM
    DC22: 305.42097275
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 305.800972/75
    LC classification: F1435.3.W55 S64 2006
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 305.80097275
    Thema V1.0: JBSF1, JPVH, JPW
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KLCM
    Illustrations note
    20 b&w photographs
    Publisher
    University of Texas Press
    Imprint name
    University of Texas Press
    Publication date
    16 January 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Austin, TX
    Table of contents
    Preface: Indigenous Organizing and the EZLN in the Context of Neoliberalism in Mexico - Lynn M. Stephen, Shannon Speed, and R. Aida Hernandez Castillo Section One: Key Women's Documents Introduction - R. Aida Hernandez Castillo, Lynn M. Stephen, and Shannon Speed Section Two: Indigenous Women's Organizing in Chiapas and Mexico: Historical Trajectories, Border Crossings 1. Between Feminist Ethnocentricity and Ethnic Essentialism: The Zapatistas' Demands and the National Indigenous Women's Movement - R. Aida Hernandez Castillo; 2. Indigenous Women and Zapatismo: New Horizons of Visibility - Margara Millan Moncayo; 3. Gender and Stereotypes in the Social Movements of Chiapas - Sonia Toledo Tello and Anna Maria Garza Caligaris; 4. Weaving in the Spaces: Indigenous Women's Organizing and the Politics of Scale in Mexico - Maylei Blackwell Section Three: Rights and Gender in Ethnographic Context 5. Indigenous Women's Activism in Oaxaca and Chiapas - Lynn M. Stephen; 6. Autonomy and a Handful of Herbs: Contesting Gender and Ethnic Identities through Healing - Melissa M. Forbis; 7. Rights at the Intersection: Gender and Ethnicity in Neoliberal Mexico - Shannon Speed; 8. "We Can No Longer Be Like Hens with Our Heads Bowed, We Must Raise Our Heads and Look Ahead": A Consideration of the Daily Life of Zapatista Women - Violeta Zylberberg Panebianco