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Author Méndez, Jennifer Bickham, author.

Title From the revolution to the maquiladoras : gender, labor, and globalization in Nicaragua / Jennifer Bickham Mendez
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 284 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series American encounters/global interactions
American encounters/global interactions.
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents "Just us and our worms": the working and unemployed women's movement, "María Elena Cuadra" -- Oppositional politics in Nicaragua and the formation of MEC -- Gendering power and resistance in an era of globalization -- "Autonomous but organized": MEC's search for an organizational structure -- "Rompiendo esquemas": MEC's political strategies and the free trade zone -- MEC and the postsocialist state: democracy, rights, and citizenship under globalization -- Resistance goes global: power and opposition in an age of globalization
Summary Jennifer Bickham Mendez looks at how grassroots organisations tap into global networks and how gender plays into transnational political practices, addressing these issues through extended ethnographic research, centred on Nicaragua
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-265) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Movimiento de Mujeres Trabajadoras y Desempleadas "María Elena Cuadra."
Movimiento de Mujeres Trabajadoras y Desempleadas "María Elena Cuadra"
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Sex differences -- Nicaragua
Women offshore assembly industry workers -- Nicaragua
Women's rights -- Nicaragua -- Societies, etc
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
Women offshore assembly industry workers.
Women's rights -- Societies, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005004620
ISBN 0822387301