Women of Belize

Women of Belize

Gender and Change in Central America

eBook - 1996
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This book is about the women of Belize, Central America, and how a few of them are working to change the gender rules, ideas, attitudes, and behaviors that govern the meaning of what is to be a woman in their communities and country. Others, at a different stage, are in the process of figuring out how to do the same. Everyday around the world, in India, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the United States, women confront the power and control of gender. They face personal and social constraints that are generally communicated through words, cultural symbols and practices, individual deeds, and institutional policies. In response, some women have moved to set limits to the degree to which these cultural elements determine their lives.
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1996
ISBN: 9780585024387
0585024383
0813523087
0813523079
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 218 pages) : illustrations

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