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Author Disney, Jennifer Leigh, 1971- author

Title Women's activism and feminist agency in Mozambique and Nicaragua / Jennifer Leigh Disney
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 283 pages)
Contents List of Maps and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Acronyms; 1 "Women Must Occupy and Give Themselves the Place They Deserve" Women's Activism and Feminist Agency in Mozambique and Nicaragua; 2 "After Acknowledging Differences, We Must Also See What We Have in Common" Feminist Contestations and Commonalities across First World/Third World, African, and Latin American Divides; 3 "Doing a Revolution Doesn't Stop You from Being Machista" The Birth of Revolutionary Women's Organizations and the Limits of Marxism-Leninism in Mozambique and Nicaragua
Summary Tracking womens movements through two developing world revolutions and neo-liberal democracies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-273) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Feminist theory -- Mozambique.
Feminist theory -- Nicaragua.
Social change -- Mozambique.
Social change -- Nicaragua.
Women political activists -- Mozambique.
Women political activists -- Nicaragua.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008014161
ISBN 1592138306 (electronic bk.)
9781592138302 (electronic bk.)