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Roles and contradictions of Chilean women in the resistance and in exile

Roles and contradictions of Chilean women in the resistance and in exile

collective reflections of a group of militant prisoners

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Published by Women"s International Resource Exchange Service in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Political prisoners -- Chile.,
  • Women in politics -- Chile.,
  • Women prisoners -- Chile.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementpresented by Gladys Diaz.
    ContributionsDiaz, Gladys., Women"s International Resource Exchange Service.
    LC ClassificationsHQ1549 .R6 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationl5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19467574M

      Prior to Neruda’s return to Chile from France where he was serving as ambassador, Araya was summoned to Santiago by leaders of the Communist Party and asked by Victor D í az and Luis Corvalan whether he would accept the role of personal assistant and chauffeur to Pablo Neruda – a job which entailed a magnitude of commitment and . However, women who answered the call of the nation were caught between the expectations of traditional society and their own desire for a more independent modern existence. This unit explores the roles and expectations for Chinese women positioned at the intersection of modernity and nationalism during the s.

    For Leiva, the contradictions of the development model in Chile and elsewhere will continue to engender “struggles over whether the objectives of strengthening social solidarity should be to increase the power of the dispossessed and exploited or to provide an individualized and symbolic more than material sense of security so that citizens. The disillusion of many leftist historians and social scientists (who were writing in exile or working for NGOs in Chile) led to new critiques of the Unidad Popular and a focus on social movements and social actors, the urban poor and women most prominently, that had been ignored by the labor/Left historiography's definition of class in terms.

    Chilean society is a traditionally patriarchal one, and in many traditional families, women are still expected to do most of the cooking, cleaning, and child-rearing. Even in the most traditional families, though, women still have an important role in household decisions. A article by Armando Triviño, organizer of the Chilean IWW, discussing the IWW and the role of anarchism in the workers movement. Translated from the book Armando Triviño: Wobblie by Víctor M. Muñoz C. Editorial Quimantú, Colección Papeles para armar. Chile

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