Category: Gender studies
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Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering Transnational Ties
There are communities of people who live their lives in two places at once. Residents of Detroit, Michigan, and the small town of San Ignacio, Mexico, for example. In her book, historian Luz Maria Gordillo sets out to explain the history of thi...
Categories: History, Gender studies
Tags: Immigration, Mexican Americans, Women
Competing Devotions: Career and Family Among Women Executives
To be or not to be a devoted mother, corporate executive—or both? These are the choices and challenges facing career women more than ever. In Competing Devotions: Career and Family Among Women Executives, former Washington State University soci...
Categories: Gender studies, Sociology
Tags: Women's studies
Chicana Leadership: The Frontiers Reader
This collection of inspired and thoughtful articles, originally published in Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies from 1980 to 1999, examines not only Chicana leadership, but also Chicana activism, history, and identity. According to the primary e...
Categories: Gender studies, Cultural studies
Tags: Latinas, Leadership, Chicanas
During the War Women Went To Work
How often have you heard a group of women in their eighties reminisce about their service in World War II? My guess is—never. Out of all the interviews, books, films, and commemorations about World War II, female voices have seldom been heard. This...
Categories: Gender studies, History
Tags: World War II