ERIC Number: EJ363049
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
The Subordination of Women in Comparative Perspective.
Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development, v15 n3-4 p377-97 Fall-Win 1986
The emphasis on motherhood among Latin-American women and the anti-motherhood position of many American feminists are both appropriate adaptations to male dominance. Motherhood in the U.S. has traditionally isolated women and weakened their social position, whereas in Mexico it is the basis of successful female political action. (VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Note: Special issue on "Women in the Americas: Relationships, Work and Power."