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Latina activists across borders : women's grassroots organizing in Mexico and Texas

Author: Milagros Peña
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compares women's organizing efforts in Mexico and in the borderlands to assess the way Latina mobilization and activism is influenced by the socio-political context in which the groups of women find themselves.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Milagros Peña
ISBN: 9780822389873 0822389878
OCLC Number: 220951115
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 174 pages)
Contents: Nongovernmental Organizations Studied --
Interviews with Leaders of Nongovernmental Organizations --
1 introduction Mexican and Mexican American Women's Activism in NGOs: Background on the Michoacán and El Paso/Ciudad Júarez Communities --
One Women's Activism in Michoacán --
Two Women's Activism in Greater El Paso/Ciudad Juárez --
Three The Religious Connection --
Four Are NGOs a Panacea? Some Observations on the Future of NGOs --
Five Despite Limitations Women's NGOs Push Forward.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Milagros Peña.
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