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Outsourcing the American Dream: Transforming Men’s Virtual Fantasies into Social Realities

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at men's chat-room exchanges alongside the emergence of a self-help culture and the formation of global masculinity wedded to U.S. expansion, free trade, and empire. It also draws ... More


Women, State, and Family in Latin American Literature of the 1920s

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the novel of family relationships in the 1920s and 1930s that casts new light on the representation of family structures in the novel: how this representation conforms to or ... More


Conceiving Latin American Feminist Counterpublics

Elisabeth Jay Friedman

in Interpreting the Internet: Feminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284494
eISBN:
9780520960107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284494.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the historical outlines of Latin American feminist counterpublics to show the kind of organizing, including alternative media use, that provided the foundation upon which more ... More


Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Seminar on Feminism & Culture in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The result of a collaboration among eight women scholars, this book examines the history of women's participation in literary, journalistic, educational, and political activity in Latin American ... More


Migrant Critique: Love and the Patriot

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter argues that the capillaries of state surveillance continue to pervade women's everyday lives even after they move to the United States. Latin American women's assertions of ... More


Neither Saints Nor Sinners: Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America

Kathleen Ann Myers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157239
eISBN:
9780199849680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157239.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book brings together the portraits and autobiographical texts of six 17th-century Latin American women, drawing on primary sources that include Inquisition and canonization records, confessional ... More


Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The spread of the Internet is remaking marriage markets, altering the process of courtship and the geographic trajectory of intimacy in the 21st century. For some Latin American women and U.S. men, ... More


Introduction

Silvia Domínguez

in Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720776
eISBN:
9780814785072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720776.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter presents the background, scope, and methodology of the study conducted for this book. The focus here is on Latina immigrants; and how immigration laws and legal status, ... More


Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks

Silvia Dominguez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720776
eISBN:
9780814785072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720776.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book tells the compelling stories of Latin-American immigrant women living in public housing in two Boston-area neighborhoods. It argues that these immigrant women parlay social ties that ... More


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