Women in the Latin American development process / edited by Christine E. Bose and Edna Acosta-Belén

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Subjects: Women in development--Latin America
Women in development--Caribbean Area
Feminism--Latin America
Feminism--Caribbean Area
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1995
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: x, 290 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction / Christine E. Bose, Edna Acosta-Belen 1
Pt. I. From Colonization to Development and Industrialization: Gender and the Economy
Ch. 1. Colonialism, Structural Subordination, and Empowerment: Women in the Development Process in Latin America and the Caribbean / Edna Acosta-Belen, Christine E. Bose 15
Ch. 2. Gender, Industrialization, Transnational Corporations, and Development: An Overview of Trends and Patterns / Kathryn B. Ward, Jean Larson Pyle 37
Ch. 3. Feminist Inroads in the Study of Women's Work and Development / Luz del Alba Acevedo 65
Ch. 4. Recasting Women in the Global Economy: Internationalization and Changing Definitions of Gender / M. Patricia Fernandez Kelly, Saskia Sassen 99
Ch. 5. Gender, Industrialization, and Development in Puerto Rico / Palmira N. Rios 125
Pt. II. Empowering Women: Individual, Household, and Collective Strategies
Ch. 6. Latin American Women in the World Capitalist Crisis / June Nash 151
Ch. 7. Gender and Multiple Income Strategies in Rural Mexico: A Twenty-Year Perspective / Frances Abrahamer Rothstein 167
Ch. 8. Gender, Microenterprise, Performance, and Power: Case Studies from the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Swaziland / Rae Lesser Blumberg 194
Ch. 9. Women's Social Movements in Latin America / Helen Icken Safa 227
Ch. 10. Revolutionary Popular Feminism in Nicaragua: Ideologies, Political Transitions, and the Struggle for Autonomy / Norma Stoltz Chinchilla 242
About the Editors and Contributors 273
Index 277
Additional Authors: Bose, Christine E
Acosta-Belén, Edna
Notes: LCCN: 94027400
ISBN: 1566392926 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1566392934 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 30778208
ISBN/ISSN: 1566392926