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作者 Marino, Katherine M., author
書名 Feminism for the Americas : the making of an international human rights movement / Katherine M. Marino
出版項 Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
國際標準書號 9781469649696 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781469649702 (ebook)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  HQ1460.5 .M35 2019    在架上    30610020594313
說明 354 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 Gender and American culture
Gender & American culture
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-339) and index
Feminismo americano -- A new force in the history of the world -- The anti-imperialist origins of international women's rights -- Feminismo práctico -- The great feminist battle of Montevideo -- The birth of popular front Pan-American feminism -- United fronts for women's rights and for human rights -- Mobilizing women's rights as human rights -- The Latin American contribution to the constitution of the world -- Epilogue: history and human rights
"This book chronicles the dawn of the global movement for women's rights in the first decades of the twentieth century. The founding mothers of this movement were not based primarily in the United States, however, or in Europe. Instead, Katherine M. Marino introduces readers to a cast of remarkable Latin American and Caribbean women whose deep friendships and intense rivalries forged global feminism out of an era of imperialism, racism, and fascism. Six dynamic activists form the heart of this story: from Brazil, Bertha Lutz; from Cuba, Ofelia Domíngez Navarro; from Uruguay, Paulina Luisi; from Panama, Clara González; from Chile, Marta Vergara; and from the United States, Doris Stevens. This Pan-American network drove a transnational movement that advocated women's suffrage, equal pay for equal work, maternity rights, and broader self-determination. Their painstaking efforts led to the enshrinement of women's rights in the United Nations Charter and the development of a framework for international human rights. But their work also revealed deep divides, with Latin American activists overcoming U.S. presumptions to feminist superiority. As Marino shows, these early fractures continue to influence divisions among today's activists along class, racial, and national lines. Marino's multinational and multilingual research yields a new narrative for the creation of global feminism. The leading women introduced here were forerunners in understanding the power relations at the heart of international affairs. Their drive to enshrine fundamental rights for women, children, and all people of the world stands as a testament to what can be accomplished when global thinking meets local action"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Feminism -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century
Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Feminism -- Social aspects -- Latin America
Feminism -- Social aspects -- United States
Women's rights -- Latin America
Women's rights -- United States
Anti-imperialist movements -- History -- 20th century
Luisi, Paulina
Lutz, Bertha, 1894-1976
Vergara, Marta
Domínguez Navarro, Ofelia, 1894-1976
González, Clara, 1900-1990
Stevens, Doris, 1888-1963
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