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Title Radical women in Latin America : left and right / edited by Victoria González and Karen Kampwirth.
Imprint University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2001]

Subject Women radicals -- Latin America.
Women political activists -- Latin America.
Feminists -- Latin America.
Alt Name González-Rivera, Victoria, 1969-
Kampwirth, Karen, 1964-
Description viii, 343 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Radical women in Central America. Chronology of Nicaragua ; Chronology of El Salvador ; Chronology of Guatemala ; Somocista women, right wing politics, and feminism in Nicaragua, 1936-1979 / Victoria González ; Women in the armed struggles in Nicaragua: Sandinistas and Contras compared / Karen Kampwirth ; The Coalición Nacional de Mujeres: an alliance of left-wing women, right-wing women, and radical feminists in Nicaragua / María Teresa Blandón ; Right and left-wing women in post-revolutionary El Salvador: feminist autonomy and cross-political alliance building for gender equality / Patricia Hipsher ; A feminist reconstruction of parenthood within neoliberal constraints: La Asociación de Madres Demandantes in El Salvador / Kelley Ready ; Gender equality, democratization, and the revolutionary left in Central America: Guatemala in comparative context / Ilja A. Luciak -- Pt. 2. Radical women in South America. Chronology of Argentina ; Chronology of Brazil ; Chronology of Chile ; Spreading right-wing patriotism, femininity, and morality: women in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, 1900-1940 / Sandra McGee Deutsch ; Changing the system from within? feminist participation in the Brazilian Workers' Party / Liesl Haas ; Nonpartisanship as a political strategy: women left, right, and center in Chile / Lisa Baldez ; Defending dictatorship: conservative women in Pinochet's Chile and the 1988 plebiscite / Margaret Power.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0271021004 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0271021012 (paper : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 44502412
Table of Contents
Pt. IRadical Women in Central America 
 Chronology of Nicaragua31
 Chronology of El Salvador33
 Chronology of Guatemala37
 1Somocista Women, Right-Wing Politics, and Feminism in Nicaragua, 1936-1979 / Victoria Gonzalez41
 2Women in the Armed Struggles in Nicaragua: Sandinistas and Contras Compared / Karen Kampwirth79
 3The Coalicion Nacional de Mujeres: An Alliance of Left-Wing Women, Right-Wing Women, and Radical Feminists in Nicaragua / Maria Teresa Blandon111
 4Right and Left-Wing Women in Post-Revolutionary El Salvador: Feminist Autonomy and Cross-Political Alliance Building for Gender Equality / Patricia Hipsher133
 5A Feminist Reconstruction of Parenthood Within Neoliberal Constraints: La Asociation de Madres Demandantes in El Salvador / Kelley Ready165
 6Gender Equality, Democratization, and the Revolutionary Left in Central America: Guatemala in Comparative Context / Ilja A. Luciak189
Pt. IIRadical Women in South America 
 Chronology of Argentina213
 Chronology of Brazil215
 Chronology of Chile219
 7Spreading Right-Wing Patriotism, Femininity, and Morality: Women in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, 1900-1940 / Sandra McGee Deutsch223
 8Changing the System from Within? Feminist Participation in the Brazilian Workers' Party / Liesl Haas249
 9Nonpartisanship as a Political Strategy: Women Left, Right, and Center in Chile / Lisa Baldez273
 10Defending Dictatorship: Conservative Women in Pinochet's Chile and the 1988 Plebiscite / Margaret Power299

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