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Feminist Agendas and Democracy in Latin America

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Latin American women’s movements played important roles in the democratic transitions in South America during the 1980s and in Central America during the 1990s. However, very little has been written on what has become of these movements and their agendas since the return to democracy. This timely collection examines how women’s movements have responded to the dramatic poli ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published July 10th 2009 by Duke University Press Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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Emily
Jun 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
An in depth collection of essays that focuses on establishing the current demands, projects, and problems that feminist activist groups, NGOs and governmental organizations are involved in throughout the region. This book does a good job of rounding up the different agendas, specifying the advances that have ocurred in recent years and measuring their success with a final section that works on looking at the transnational capabilities and objectives achieved by the regional feminist groups.
Sally
Aug 04, 2009 rated it really liked it
I've got a full review up on my blog.

Initial review:
I would actually give this book 3.5 if I could. I'll have a review up shortly, but I'll just say for now that this would be great reading for any Women's Studies course that covers global perspectives or any Latino Studies course. It also makes for a good book to read if you're interested in any other the issues listed in the title because that's really what the book is about. I would say that my biggest problem was that it focused on mostly t
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