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Gender dimensions in education in Latin America

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Published by Organization of American States in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Education -- Latin America.,
    • Sex differences in education -- Latin America.,
    • Educational equalization -- Latin America.,
    • Feminism and education -- Latin America.,
    • Sex discrimination in education -- Latin America.,
    • Educational surveys -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementNelly P. Stromquist, editor.
      SeriesINTERAMER,, 53., Cultural series, Colección INTERAMER ;, no. 53., Colección INTERAMER.
      ContributionsStromquist, Nelly P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC1912 .G46 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 218 p. :
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL800632M
      ISBN 100827035365
      LC Control Number95036952

      Women and Gender in Modern Latin America brings together selections from recent scholarship with excerpts from an exciting array of primary sources, many translated into English for the first time, to bring the story of women’s involvement in modern Latin American history up to ng major developments in the region from the Price: $ The report examines the gender dimensions of alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. It finds that alcohol use is one of the major causes of the global disease burden, ranking as the fourth cause of disability among men in less developed countries.

      In Women and Gender in Modern Latin America, Pamela Murray skilfully weaves together primary and secondary sources to provide us with a sorely needed and highly innovative text. Along with familiar and fundamental readings, the text brings to life exciting new voices that challenge conventional : $ This book presents a comparative analysis of the organizing trajectories of indigenous women’s movements in Peru, Mexico, and Bolivia. The authors’ innovative research reveals how the articulation of gender and ethnicity is central to shape indigenous women’s discourses.

      Resources Focusing on Women in Latin America 3 and education as well as more contemporary issues such as female political activism and women and revolution. This text addresses the experience of women in Latin America and the Caribbean. Women in Latin America (SI LA 1) provides a general overview of Latin American women’s history in video form.   Overall, the book provides a thoughtful and fascinating starting point for those wanting to know more about questions of gender across the region. While it presents a reflection on gender relations in Latin America the analysis clearly offers useful lessons that extend beyond the confines of the : Jasmine Gideon.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gender dimensions in education in Latin America. Washington: Organization of American States, © 12 hours ago  Tanya Harmer’s new biography, Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America (University of North Carolina Press, ), explores how a young Chilean woman pursued her political commitments and navigated patriarchal strictures as a militant leftist.

The daughter of Salvador Allende, Beatriz Allende was born in and came of age in a tumultuous period of Chilean history. Central American schools-as well as many others in Latin America- face the challenge of addressing society-wide gender issues in the school setting. Caroline E. Parker is a first-year doctoral student in International Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Here’s something I didn’t know a month ago: Latin America has the second highest rate of teenage pregnancies in the world. An estimated 15% of all pregnancies per year in Latin America occur in girls younger than 20 years old, and 2 million children in the region are born to mothers between the ages of 15 and According to a recent report – ‘Accelerating Progress toward the.

Featuring the original primary research of a number of leading scholars, this innovative volume integrates gender and sexuality into the main currents of historical interpretation concerning Latin America. The book argues that gender and sexuality-rather than simply supplementing existing explanations of political, social, cultural, and economic phenomena-are central to understanding these.

We elaborate on these connections at various points in the book, as well as indicating how issues pertaining to gender in Latin America are informed by, and themselves inform, wider international debates on theory and policy.

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Gender equality is intrinsically linked to the right to quality education for all and to achieve this, we need an approach that ensures that girls and boys, women and men, access, complete and are equally empowered through quality education.

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The authors draw on a wide range of research, including their own field-based expertise, to illuminate the/5(15). For Latin America, the results suggest that companies in the region have a much bigger hurdle than those in North America to achieving gender equality. European organizations face a very different set of circumstances because their gender inequality issues are much more structural and out of their control.

From the looks of it, the wage gap between women and men in Latin America is alarming. This was the central message of a new report released this week by several United Nations agencies (the International Labor Organization, the Economic Commission on Latin America, the United Nations Development Program and the Food and Agricultural.

The book explores: The nature and impact of feminist movements Women's role in economic modernization and the gendered division of labor Women's contributions to 20th-century nationalism and social revolutions Changing gender roles and relations within marriage and the family The impact of modern birth control methods and changing sexual mores.

This exciting collection showcases many of the best young historians of Latin America. With wide-ranging essays covering much of the Americas―and framed by classic gender/sexuality concepts, discourse analysis, and queer theory―the volume provides groundbreaking new research on gender, sexuality, and power and shows why such studies must be central to all future histories of the Format: Paperback.

Investments in education across countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have transformed the lives of millions of girls and the prospects of their families and societies.

Unleashing the full economic potential of women is nevertheless still a curtailed issue in the region: just about half of women are unable to participate in paid by: 4. This article discusses gender and sexuality during the national period and the shift from women's history to the study of the social construction of both femininity and masculinity and of various forms of sexuality.

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This book presents evidence of the evolution of the gender inequalities in Latin America during the twentieth century, using basic indicators of human development, namely education, health and the labour : María Magdalena Camou, Silvana Maubrigades, Rosemary Thorp.

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