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Title Gender's place : feminist anthropologies of Latin America / edited by Rosario Montoya, Lessie Jo Frazier, and Janise Hurtig.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
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 Floor3  HQ1075.5.L29 G462 2002    DUE 04-03-17
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 306 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface : Gender que pica un poco / Ruth Behar -- Introduction : A desalambrar : unfencing gender's place in research on Latin America / Janise Hurtig, Rosario Montoya, Lessie Jo Frazier -- 1. GENDERED KNOWLEDGE IN PARTICULAR PLACES -- Debating women : gendered lessons in a Venezuelan classroom / Janise Hurtig -- "To act like a man" : masculinity, resistance, and authority in the Ecuadorian Andes / Barry J. Lyons -- Women's sexuality, knowledge, and agency in rural Nicaragua / Rosario Montoya -- 2. GENDER'S PLACE IN REPRODUCING AND CHALLENGING INSTITUTIONS AND IDEOLOGIES -- Forging democracy and locality : democratization, mental health, and reparations in Chile / Lessie Jo Frazier -- "What the strong owe to the weak" : rationality, domestic violence, and governmentality in nineteenth-century Mexico / Ana MarĂ­a Alonso -- Placing gender and ethnicity on the bodies of indigenous women and in the work of Bolivian intellectuals / Susan Paulson -- Racial-moral politics of place : mestizas and intellectuals in turn-of-the-century Peru / Marisol de la Cadena -- 3. GENDER IN MOVEMENT(S) -- Engendering leadership : indigenous women leaders in the Ecuadorian Andes / Emma Cervone -- Latinas on the border : the common ground of economic displacements and breakthroughs / Victor M. Ortiz -- "Making a scene" : travestis and the gendered politics of space in Porto Alegre, Brazil / Charles H. Klein -- By night, a street rite : "public" women of the night on the streets of Mexico City / Marta Lamas -- 4. CRITICAL COMMENTARIES -- Against marianismo / Marysa Navarro -- Understanding gender in Latin America / Sonia Montesino -- Local/global : a view from geography / Altha J. Cravey -- Postscript : Gender in place and culture / June Nash
Subject Sex role -- Latin America.
Women -- Latin America -- Social conditions.
Feminist anthropology -- Latin America.
Feminist theory -- Latin America.
Related Names Montoya, Rosario, 1960-
Frazier, Lessie Jo, 1966-
Hurtig, Janise.
ISBN 1403960402 (pbk.)
1403960399 (hbk.)
OCLC number 49976927