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5 edition of Gender and Sexuality in Latin America found in the catalog.

Gender and Sexuality in Latin America

by Gilbert M. Joseph

  • 109 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Social history,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Latin America,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Gay & Lesbian Studies/Queer Th,
  • Gender Studies/Feminist Theory,
  • History, Latin American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11422538M
    ISBN 100822364980
    ISBN 109780822364986

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Gender and Sexuality in Latin America by Gilbert M. Joseph Download PDF EPUB FB2

Featuring the original primary research of a number of leading scholars, this innovative volume integrates gender and sexuality into the main currents of historical interpretation concerning Latin America. The book argues that gender and sexuality-rather than simply supplementing existing explanations of political, social, cultural, and economic phenomena-are central to.

This exciting collection showcases many of the best young historians of Latin America. With wide-ranging essays covering much of the Americas―and framed by classic gender/sexuality concepts, discourse analysis, and queer theory―the volume provides groundbreaking new research on gender, sexuality, and power and shows why such studies Format: Paperback.

Translated and updated from the seminal Spanish text on legal decisions affecting gender and sexuality in Latin America, this English edition is the only law text to focus specifically on the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and the transgender population in Price: $ Gender in Latin America Book Description: Debunking traditional universalizing stereotypes, this text charts contemporary changes gender roles, relations between the genders, and gender- and sexuality-based identities.

This article discusses gender and sexuality during the national period and the shift from women's history to the study of the social construction of both femininity and masculinity and of various forms of sexuality. It argues that this has problematized “the notion of universalized female oppression,” a trend in line with the general historiographical emphasis on individual and Cited by: 3.

Gender, Sexuality, and Power in Latin America Since Independence book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Featuring the original pr /5(11). Praise "Seeking Rights from the Left provides a relevant and nuanced overview of the extremely complex and diverse political processes commonly known as the Pink Tide in Latin America, focusing on gender and sexuality issues The book raises old and new questions about relationships among the left—broadly speaking—and feminist, women’s, gay, lesbian, and.

Sex and Sexuality in Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Readerfills in this gap. Daniel Balderston and Donna J. Guy assert that the study of sexuality in Latin America requires a break with the dominant Anglo-European model of gender.

To this end, the essays in the collection focus on the uncertain and contingent nature of sexual identity. Book Description: Despite the explosion of critical writing on gender and sexuality, relatively little work has focused on Latin America.

Sex and Sexuality in Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Readerfills in this gap. Translated and updated from the seminal Spanish text on legal decisions affecting gender and sexuality in Latin America, this English edition is the only law text to focus specifically on the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and the transgender population in.

This chapter considers some aspects of gender and sexuality in Latin America. In doing so, it seeks to explore how gender and sexuality interact and to give some historical context.

It examines different expressions of female and male sexuality in the region and how certain ideas of being a ‘proper man’ or ‘proper woman’ are reproduced. The event will bring together scholars, critics, writers, and performance artists from both the United States and Latin America (primarily Chile, but also Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, and Peru) who work on issues of gender and sexuality in the fields of.

This is a terrific collection of new scholarship on sexuality and gender in Latin America. While there are now numerous edited volumes on these topics, Gender, Sexuality, and Power in Latin America since Independence stands out both for its extremely useful introduction and the truly new directions taken by the essays of the contributing scholars.

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Table of Contents. Chapter 1 Introduction: Gender, Sexuality and Power in Latin America since Independence Chapter 2 Vicenta Ochoa, Dead Many Times: Gender, Politics, and a Death Sentence in Early Republican Caracas, Venezuela Chapter 3 Madame Durocher's Performance: Cross-Dressing, Midwifery, and Authority in Nineteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro, Author: William E.

French. Negotiating Performance book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Negotiating Performance, major scholars and practitioners of th /5(9). In Negotiating Performance, major scholars and practitioners of the theatrical arts consider the diversity of Latin American and U.

Latino performance: indigenous theater, performance art, living installations, carnival, public demonstrations, and gender acts such as redefining performance to include such events as Mayan and AIDS theater, the Mothers of the. Praise “[A]n ambitious and thought-provoking anthology on gender and the state in Latin America Hidden Histories is a must-read for scholars and suitable for graduate students and advanced undergraduates.

It is well-documented and well-written and fully supports Joyce Gelb’s point that feminist advances depend on the national context.”. By J. Roane November 5, Comments Off on ‘Sexuality and Slavery’: A New Book on Intimate Histories in the Americas This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies.

Sex and Sexuality in Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Readerfills in this gap. Daniel Balderston and Donna J. Guy assert that the study of sexuality in Latin America requires a break with the dominant Anglo-European model of gender. To this end, the essays in the collection focus on the uncertain and contingent nature of sexual : $.

About the Book. Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America brings together a broad community of scholars to explore the history of illicit and alternative sexualities in Latin America’s colonial and early national periods.

Together the essays examine how "the unnatural” came to inscribe certain sexual acts and desires as criminal and sinful, including .Book Description. The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas.

The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the role of pop culture in the everyday lives of its creators and .ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.

Contents: Vicenta Ochoa, dead many times: gender, politics, and a death sentence in early republican Caracas, Venezuela / Arlene J. Díaz --Madame Durocher's performance: cross-dressing, midwifery, and authority in nineteenth .