Women and Politics in Latin America

Women and Politics in Latin America

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This book provides a comprehensive view of women's political participation in Latin America. Focusing on the latter half of the twentieth century, it examines five different arenas of action and debate: political institutions, workplaces, social movements, revolutions and feminisms.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 256 pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Polity Press
  • United Kingdom
  • 0745676944
  • 9780745676944

Table of contents

List of Tables. Acronyms. 1. Argument. 2. Women and Political Identity in Latin America. 3. Setting the Scene. 4. Formal Political Representation: Governments, Parties and Bureaucracies. 5. The Impact of Work on Political Identity. 6. Social Movements: Consumer and Human Rights Organizations. 7. Revolutionary Empowerment?. 8. Feminisms in Latin America. 9. Conclusions: Politics: An Ambivalent Experience. Notes. References. Index.show more

About Nikki Craske

Nikki Craske is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Liverpoolshow more

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