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Toward a Planetary Civil Society

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the competing and often overlapping narratives that have been used to interpret the murders of women. At the same time, these narratives expose the subject that is constructed ... More


Enduring Violence: Ladina Women's Lives in Guatemala

Cecilia Menjivar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267664
eISBN:
9780520948419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267664.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Drawing on revealing, in-depth interviews, this book investigates the role that violence plays in the lives of Ladina women in eastern Guatemala, a little-visited and little-studied region. While ... More


Enduring Violence

Cecilia Menjívar

in Enduring Violence: Ladina Women's Lives in Guatemala

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267664
eISBN:
9780520948419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267664.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book aims to shed light on the hidden sources of violence and suffering in the everyday lives of Guatemalan women. It has been argued in this book that violence does not only reside in the ... More


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