This book presents the concerns, visions and struggles of women in Chiapas, Mexico in the context of the uprising of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). The book is organized around three issues that have taken center state in women's recent struggles-structural violence and armed conflict; religion and empowerment and women's organizing. Also includes maps.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)|
Table of ContentsForeword, June Nash
Introduction, Christine Eber and Christine Kovic
I. Poverty, Discrimination, and Violence: Women's Experiences and Responses
1. Section Overview, Christine Eber and Christine Kovic
2. Juana's Story, Graciela Freyermuth
3. Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Indigenous Women and Gendered Resistance in the Wake of Acteal, Shannon Speed
4. Corrido: "The Birth of Guadalupe "
5. Indigenous Children: We're Not to Blame, Ruperta Bautista Vázquez
6. "I Made Myself From Nothing": Women and Sex Work in Urban Chiapas, Patty Kelly
7. Letter From a Peace Camp, Heather Sinclair
II. Religious Change and Women's Empowerment
8. Section Overview, Christine Eber and Christine Kovic
9. Living Their Faith in Troubled Times: Two Catholic Women, Christine Eber
10. Demanding Our Dignity as Daughters of God: Catholic Women and Human Rights, Christine Kovic
11. Song: "Today, the Women"
12. Irene, a Catholic Woman in Oxchuc, Pilar Gil Tébar
13. Prayer for Carly, Margarita Pérez
14. Protestantism and Family Dynamics in an Indigenous Community of Highland Chiapas, Gabriela Robledo
15. Women's Empowerment Through Religious Change in Tenejapa, Susanna Rostas
III. Women Organizing for Social Change
16. Section Overview, Christine Eber and Christine Kovic
17. Contemporary Women's Movements in Chiapas, Inés Castro Apreza
18. J'Pasjoloviletik-Jolom Mayaetik-K'inal Antzetik: An Organizational Experience of Indigenous and Mestiza Women, Yolanda Castro
19. Song: "Companeras"
20. Learning Everything I Can About Freedom: Testimony of a Social Worker And Popular Educator, Diana Damian
21. Song For International Women'sDay, March 8, 1997, Flor de Margarita Pérez Pérez
22. Hacia la Autonomia: Zapatista Women and the Development of a New World", Melissa Forbis