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Women, Feminism and Social Change in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, 1890-1940

Women, Feminism and Social Change in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, 1890-1940( )
Author: Lavrin, Asuncion
Series title:Engendering Latin America Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 1998
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Feminists in the Southern Cone countries--Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay--between 1910 and 1930 obliged political leaders to consider gender in labor regulation, civil codes, public health programs, and politics. Feminism thus became a factor in the modernization of these geographically linked but diverse societies in Latin America. Although feminists did not present a unified front in the discussion of divorce, reproductive rights, and public-health schemes to regulate sex...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:1.43 Pounds

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