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Author Alvarez, Sonia E., 1956-

Title Engendering democracy in Brazil [electronic resource] : women's movements in transition politics / Sonia E. Alvarez.

Imprint Princeton, New Jersey ; Chichester, West Sussex : Princeton University Press, 1990.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 304 p. : 24 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Published by Princeton University Press.
This book has been composed in Linotron Times Roman.
Princeton University Press books are printed on acid-free paper and meet the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources.
Printed in the United States of America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Women's Movements and the State -- Women in the New Social Movements of Urban Brazil -- Militant Mothers and Insurgent Daughters: Women in the Opposition to Authoritarian Rule -- The Genesis of Women's Movements in Authoritarian Brazil, 1964-1978 -- The Rise and Fall of a United, Mass-Based Brazilian Women's Movement -- Taking Sides: Women's Movements and Political Parties, 1974-1982 -- Dubious Allies in the Struggle for Women's Rights: Parties and Gender Strategies in the 1982 Campaign -- Approaching the Authoritarian State: Women's Movements and Population Policy in Transitional Brazilian Politics -- Taking Feminism into the State: Gender Policy and the PMDB's Councils on the Status of Women -- Women's Movements, Gender Policy, and the Politics of Democratic Consolidation (1985-1988) -- Conclusion: Engendering Political Change.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2019. EPUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
Subject Women in politics -- Brazil.
Feminism -- Brazil.
Brazil -- Politics and government -- 1964-1985.
Brazil -- Politics and government -- 1985-
Latin American.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 0691078564 alk. paper
0691023255 pbk. : alk. paper
Standard No. 2027/heb.02715 hdl

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