Unfinished transitions : women and the gendered development of democracy in Venezuela, 1936-1996 (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Unfinished transitions : women and the gendered development of democracy in Venezuela, 1936-1996

Author: Elisabeth J Friedman
Publisher: University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This analysis of Venezuelan women's organizing traces a sixty-year struggle to democratize political practice and represent women's interests. It also helps to explain some of the "unfinished business" of Latin American democratization: why women have had difficulty participating in regimes they fought to restore, and how they seek inclusion." "Friedman's theoretical approach uses gender analysis to explain the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Barnard Alum Collection
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Friedman, Elisabeth J., 1966-
Unfinished transitions.
University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)656924684
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth J Friedman
ISBN: 0271020237 9780271020235 0271020245 9780271020242
OCLC Number: 42296227
Description: xix, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Unfinished Transitions --
The Paradoxical Rise and Fall of the Women's Movement in the First Transition to Democracy (1936-1948) --
Why "Machismo Was Stronger Than a Military Dictatorship": Women's Organizing in the Second Transition to Democracy (1948-1973) --
Regendering Political Opportunities: The Growth of Conjunctural Coalition Building Under Democratic Consolidation (1974-1982) --
Institutionalizing Success: Women Unite Within and Outside of the State for Social and Political Reform (1984-1990) --
The Decline of Coalition Building During Democratic Crisis (1989-1995) --
Venezuelan Alternatives, Gendered Opportunities, and Women's Organizing in Latin American Democratization.
Other Titles: Women and the gendered development of democracy in Venezuela, 1936-1996
Responsibility: Elisabeth J. Friedman.

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This analysis of Venezuelan women's organizing traces a 60-year struggle to democratize political practice and represent women's interests. It also seeks to explain why women have had difficulty  Read more...

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