Women in Brazil

Women in Brazil: Selected full-text books and articles

Restructuring Patriarchy: The Modernization of Gender Inequality in Brazil, 1914-1940
Susan K. Besse.
University of North Carolina Press, 1996
The Female Face in Patriarchy: Oppression as Culture
Frances B. O'Connor; Becky S. Drury.
Michigan State University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Part II "The Faces of Brazilian Women"
The Challenge of Local Feminisms: Women's Movements in Global Perspective
Amrita Basu; C. Elizabeth McGrory.
Westview Press, 1995
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 12 "Brazil: Brazilian Feminism and Women's Movements: A Two-Way Street"
The Women's Movement in Latin America: Participation and Democracy
Jane S. Jaquette.
Westview Press, 1994 (2nd edition)
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "The (Trans)formation of Feminism"
Policy as Practice: Toward a Comparative Sociocultural Analysis of Educational Policy
Margaret Sutton; Bradley A.U. Levinson.
Ablex, 2001
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "Health Education Policies and Poor Women in Brazil: Identifying Myths That Undermine Empowerment"
Globalizing Education for Work: Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy
Richard D. Lakes; Patricia A. Carter.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Defying the Grip of Globalization: Brazilian Women's Employment and Education for Work"
Electoral Systems in Comparative Perspective: Their Impact on Women and Minorities
Wilma Rule; Joseph F. Zimmerman; Bernard K. Johnpoll.
Greenwood Press, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 18 "Women and Politics in Brazil: Legislative Elections"
Disappearance of the Dowry: Women, Families, and Social Change in Saao Paulo, Brazil (1600-1900)
Muriel Nazzari.
Stanford University Press, 1991
The Fertility Transition in Latin America
José Miguel Guzmán; Susheela Singh; Germán Rodríguez; Edith A. Pantelides.
Clarendon Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 21 "The Fertility Transition in Brazil: Causes and Consequences"
Sport and Women: Social Issues in International Perspective
Ilse Hartmann-Tews; Gertrud Pfister.
Routledge, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 12 "Brazilian Women and Girls in Physical Activities and Sport"
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