Why Women Protest: Women's Movements in Chile / Edition 1

Why Women Protest: Women's Movements in Chile / Edition 1

by Lisa Baldez
     
 

Drawing from interviews during several trips to Chile throughout the 1990s with women leaders and followers in the anti-Allende and anti- Pinochet movements, and with other Chileans, Baldez (political science, Washington U., St. Louis) constructs a general framework to explain the emergence and evolution of women's protest movements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,… See more details below

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Drawing from interviews during several trips to Chile throughout the 1990s with women leaders and followers in the anti-Allende and anti- Pinochet movements, and with other Chileans, Baldez (political science, Washington U., St. Louis) constructs a general framework to explain the emergence and evolution of women's protest movements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521010061
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/26/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
1Why Women Protest: Tipping, Timing, and Framing1
2Mothers of the Cold War, Daughters of the Revolution: A Historical Overview of Women and Chilean Politics21
Pt. 1Women Against Allende
3The Revolution Hits Home: Women Organize Against Allende49
4Catapulting Men to Action: The March of the Empty Pots76
5"Feminine Power" and the End of the Socialist Revolution98
Pt. 2Women Against Pinochet
6Gendered Networks and the Rebirth of Civil Society125
7Women Defend Life: Mass Protests and the Women's Movement146
8Democracy in the Country and in the Home: Women for and Against Democratic Transition168
9Why Women Protest: Comparative Evidence196
References209
Index227

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