Women's Participation in Mexican Political Life


The Emerging Role of Women in Mexican Political Life is a collection of thirteen original essays which pulls together the expertise of well-known Mexicanist, Latin Americanist, & gender scholars from Mexico, the U.S., & Europe. The essays analyze the participation of women in different arenas of the Mexican political system: elected positions, appointed positions, grassroots leaders, voters, non-governmental organizations, unions, & so on. Altogether, the analysis includes essays on women from the various political parties, from different regions of the country, & from different levels of government (federal, state, local), making the book a truly representative sample of issues that affect the participation of women in Mexican political life.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Kathleen Staudt
  • Nikki Craske
  • Joe Foweraker
  • Elsa M. Chaney
  • Carmen Ramos Escandón
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1998


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