This book provides a comprehensive view of womena s political participation in Latin America. Focusing on the latter half of the twentieth century, it examines five different arenas of action and debate: political institutions, workplaces, social movements, revolutions and feminisms.
Nikki Craske is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Liverpool
List of Tables. Acronyms. 1. Argument. 2. Women and Political Identity in Latin America. 3. Setting the Scene. 4. Formal Political Representation: Governments, Parties and Bureaucracies. 5. The Impact of Work on Political Identity. 6. Social Movements: Consumer and Human Rights Organizations. 7. Revolutionary Empowerment?. 8. Feminisms in Latin America. 9. Conclusions: Politics: An Ambivalent Experience. Notes. References. Index.