Struggles for Social Rights in Latin America / Edition 1

Struggles for Social Rights in Latin America / Edition 1

by Susan Eva Eckstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415935288

ISBN-13: 9780415935289

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is a collection of original essays focusing on social rights in Latin America, covering four areas in particular: subsistence, labor, gender, and race/ethnicity within the original framework of human rights. Topics covered include the environment, AIDS, workers' rights, tourism, and many more.  See more details below

Overview

This is a collection of original essays focusing on social rights in Latin America, covering four areas in particular: subsistence, labor, gender, and race/ethnicity within the original framework of human rights. Topics covered include the environment, AIDS, workers' rights, tourism, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415935289
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
1Struggles for Social Rights in Latin America: Claims in the Arenas of Subsistence, Labor, Gender, and Ethnicity1
2In Defense of Social Justice: From Global Transformation to Local Resistance59
3Risking Environmental Justice: Culture, Conservation, and Governance at Calakmul, Mexico81
4The Cardboard Collectors of Nuevo Laredo: How Scavengers Protect the Environment and Benefit the Economy103
5Economic Liberalization and Income Distribution in Mexico: Losers and Winners in a Time of Global Restructuring125
6Definding Labor Rights across Borders: Central American Export-Processing Plants147
7Subversion and Compliance in Transnational Communites: Implications for Social Justice167
8Guatemaltecas: The Politics of Gender and Democratization193
9Adjustment with a Woman's Face: Gender and Macroeconomic Policy at the World Bank209
10Literary Representation of "Maids" and "Mistresses": Gender Alliances across Class and Ethnic Boundaries?231
11Sexual Orientation, AIDS, and Human Rights in Argentina: The Paradox of Social Advance amid Health Crisis253
12Under the Shadows of Yaruquies: Gaining Indigenous Autonomy in Cacha, Ecuador273
13Social Justice and Reforms in Late Colonial Peru: An Andean Critique of Spanish Colonialism293
14The Musical Expression of Social Justice: Mexican Corridos at the End of the Nineteenth Century313
Contributors335
Index339

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