Female and Male in Latin America (Pitt Latin American Series) (Paperback)

By Ann M. Pescatello (Editor)

University of Pittsburgh Press, 9780822953067, 362pp.

Publication Date: January 15, 1973

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Description

A pioneering study of Latin American women that views contemporary perceptions and realities of women’s lives, women’s roles in modernization versus tradition, the conflicts of class struggles among women, and the future of women's participation in Cuban society.


About the Author

Ann Pescatello is associate professor of history at Florida International University.


Praise For Female and Male in Latin America (Pitt Latin American Series)

“The twelve articles included in Female and Male in Latin America are an excellent collection of writings on topics ranging from literary archetypes and female role alternatives to domestic service as a channel of upward mobility for the lower-class woman. . . . essays of great value.”
—Red River Valley Historical Journal of World History


“This splendidly edited volume was written by qualified contributors from various disciplines with extensive research and personal experience. . . . Interesting to anyone who is in the field of Latin American studies or concerned with the role of women today.”
—The Family Coordinator


“A milestone in both Women’s Studies and Latin American historical research, drawing together articles on the subject in a systematic way. . . . Pescatello delimited the areas of her subject matter, Latin American women, in an authoritative manner that has, to a large extent, determined the field.”
—Journal of the West