Women in Contemporary Mexican Politics

Women in Contemporary Mexican Politics

by Victoria E. Rodríguez

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ISBN-13: 9780292774568
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Victoria E. Rodríguez is Vice Provost of the University of Texas at Austin and Professor in the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • The Feminization of Mexican Public Life, and a Note on Methodology
  • Chapter 1: Participation, Representation, and Democracy: How the Personal Becomes the Political for Women in Contemporary Mexico
  • Chapter 2: The Social, Economic, and Political Identity of Mexican Women: Negotiating Private and Public Spaces
  • Chapter 3: The Women's Movement in Mexico: From Suffrage to the Institutionalization of Gender
  • Chapter 4: Women in Public Office: Building Alliances, Getting Things Done
  • Chapter 5: Women and the Electoral Process: Shifting Gears in the Mexican Political Machine
  • Chapter 6: Reframing Mexican Democracy: What Does the Future Hold for Women?
  • Notes
  • Bibliography

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Roderic Ai Camp

"This is a highly original work. It is the first book-length study which explores the role of women in Mexican politics. Second, it incorporates the exploration of women within the context of democratization in Mexico, thereby expanding its relevance to a larger issue, one which deservedly has received much attention recently. Therefore, this book offers unique insights compared to other analyses of women in politics and consequently will appeal to a broader audience."

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