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1 books of Camilla Townsend, Christine E. Eber, Christine G. T. Ho, David Kunzle, Eleanor Leacock, Grace Ester Young, Helen I. Safa, Jennifer Abbassi, Karen Kampwirth, Lynn Stephen, Marta E. Savigliano, Mary Kay Vaughan, Moema Viezzer, Nancy Saporta Sternbach, Norma Chinchilla, Rosa M. Cañadell, Sara Nelson, Sheryl L. Lutjens Angela Nieves-Xavier de Brito

This indispensable text reader provides a broad-­ranging and thoughtfully organized feminist introduction to the ongoing controversies of development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Designed for use in a variety of college courses, the volume collects an influential group of essays first published in Latin American Perspectives—a theoretical and scholarly journal focused on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. The reader is organized into thematic sections that focus on work, politics, and culture, and each section includes substantive introductions that identify key issues, trends, and debates in the scholarly literature on women and gender in the region.­Demonstrating the rich and multidisciplinary nature of Latin American studies, this collection of timely, empirical studies promotes critical thinking about women's place and power; about theory and research strategies; and about contemporary economic, political, and social . . .

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