Women in 1900: Gateway to the Political Economy of the 20th Century

Women in 1900: Gateway to the Political Economy of the 20th Century

by Christine Bose
     
 

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This interdisciplinary volume provides a historical and international framework for understanding the changing role of women in the political economy of Latin America and the Caribbean. The contributors challenge the traditional policies, goals, and effects of development, and examine such topics as colonialism and women's subordination; the links to economic, social,

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This interdisciplinary volume provides a historical and international framework for understanding the changing role of women in the political economy of Latin America and the Caribbean. The contributors challenge the traditional policies, goals, and effects of development, and examine such topics as colonialism and women's subordination; the links to economic, social, and political trends in North America; the gendered division of paid and unpaid work; differing economic structures, cultural and class patterns; women's organized resistance; and the relationship of gender to class, race, and ethnicity/nationality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592137824
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
06/04/2010
Series:
Women In The Political Economy
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Christine E. Bose, Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, University at Albany, SUNY, is author or editor of five other books, including Women in the Latin American Development Process (Temple). She is the current editor of Gender & Society.

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