Activist faith : grassroots women in democratic Brazil and Chile / Carol Ann Drogus, Hannah Stewart-Gambino

Author(s): Drogus, Carol Ann
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Subjects: Catholic women--Brazil--Political activity--History--20th century
Basic Christian communities--Political aspects--Brazil--History--20th century
Christianity and politics--Brazil--History--20th century
Catholic women--Chile--Political activity--History--20th century
Basic Christian communities--Political aspects--Chile--History--20th century
Christianity and politics--Chile--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2005
LC Classification: B, BX
Physical Description: xi, 212 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Activism and its aftermath 1
2. Understanding invisibility : perspectives on social movement decline 19
3. Resurrecting civil society : Christian base communities under military rule 37
4. Earthquake versus erosion : church retreat and social movement decline 70
5. Keeping the faith : empowerment and activism in a new era 103
6. Catholics and pentecostals : possibilities for alliance 129
7. Activist women and women's activists : possibilities for networking with feminist groups 154
8. Legacies of activism : personal empowerment, movement survival 186
Additional Authors: Stewart-Gambino, Hannah W
Notes: LCCN: 2004023769
ISBN: 0271025492 (clothbound : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-205) and index
Contents: Activism and its aftermath -- Understanding invisibility : perspectives on social movement decline -- Resurrecting civil society : Christian base communities under military rule -- Earthquake versus erosion : church retreat and social movement decline -- Keeping the faith : empowerment and activism in a new era -- Catholics and Pentecostals : possibilities for alliance -- Activist women and women's activists : possibilities for networking with feminist groups -- Legacies of activism : personal empowerment, movement survival
OCLC Number: 56880458
ISBN/ISSN: 0271025492