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The Resource Decoding gender : law and practice in contemporary Mexico, edited by Helga Baitenmann, Victoria Chenaut, Ann Varley ; foreword by Maxine Molyneux

Decoding gender : law and practice in contemporary Mexico, edited by Helga Baitenmann, Victoria Chenaut, Ann Varley ; foreword by Maxine Molyneux

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Decoding gender : law and practice in contemporary Mexico
Title
Decoding gender
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law and practice in contemporary Mexico
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edited by Helga Baitenmann, Victoria Chenaut, Ann Varley ; foreword by Maxine Molyneux
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Language
eng
Summary
Gender discrimination pervades nearly all legal institutions and practices in Latin America. The deeper question is how this shapes broader relations of power. By examining the relationship between law and gender as it manifests itself in the Mexican legal system, the thirteen essays in this volume show how law is produced by, but also perpetuates, unequal power relations. At the same time, however, authors show how law is often malleable and can provide spaces for negotiation and redress. The contributors (including political scientists, sociologists, geographers, anthropologists
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Decoding gender : law and practice in contemporary Mexico, edited by Helga Baitenmann, Victoria Chenaut, Ann Varley ; foreword by Maxine Molyneux
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Decoding gender : law and practice in contemporary Mexico, edited by Helga Baitenmann, Victoria Chenaut, Ann Varley ; foreword by Maxine Molyneux
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hhzgv
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-263) and index
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Contents
Love, sex, and gossip in legal cases from Namiquipa, Chihuahua / Ana M. Alonso -- Sins, abnormality, and rights : gender and sexuality in Mexican penal codes / Ivonne Szasz -- The realm outside the law : transvestite sex work in Xalapa, Veracruz / Rosío Córdova Plaza -- Women's land rights and indigenous autonomy in Chiapas : interlegality and the gendered dynamics of national and alternative popular legal systems / Lynn Stephen -- Indigenous women, law, and custom : gender ideologies in the practice of justice / María Teresa Sierra -- Indigenous women and the law : prison as a gendered experience / Victoria Chenaut -- Domesticating the law / Ann Varley -- Conflictive marriage and separation in a rural municipality in central Mexico, 1970-2000 / Soledad González Montes -- The archaeology of gender in the new agrarian court rulings / Helga Baitenmann -- Law and the politics of abortion / Adriana Ortiz-Ortega -- Married women's property rights in Mexico : a comparative Latin American perspective and research agenda / Carmen Diana Deere
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