By Maxine Molyneux

This wide-ranging number of essays, written over a few 20 years, engages totally the final debates over the politics of gender and appraises women's activities in commonly various societies. such a lot chapters deal at once with Latin American concerns and studies, together with anarchist feminism in 19th century Argentina; the politics of gender and people of abortion in Sandinista Nicaragua; the function of the respectable Cuban women's move within the Nineties; and an appraisal of the kin among gender and country in 20th century Latin the US. the remainder chapters expand past the area to supply comparative research and a global context, paying specific realization to women's pursuits and rights, the legislation and the function of the nation.

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