The years from the Porfiriato to the post-Revolutionary regimes were a time of rising industrialism in Mexico that dramatically affected the lives of workers. Much of what we know about their experience is based on the histories of male workers; now Susie Porter takes a new look at industrialization in Mexico that focuses on women ...
Female Masculinity in Twentieth-Century Fictions
This work explores how the construction of gender was thrown into crisis during the twentieth century, opening a permanent rupture in the gender system, destabilizing masculinity as an unstable category.
Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy
This sophisticated collection of essays provides an innovative analysis of gender relations at the nexus of globalization, Chinese patriarchy, and post-colonialism in Hong Kong.
Studies of the Spanish conquest in the Americas traditionally have explained European-Indian encounters in terms of such factors as geography, timing, and the charisma of individual conquistadores. Yet by reconsidering this history from the perspective of gender roles and relations, we see that gender ideology was a key ingredient ...
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