A Jumble of Needs: Womens Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest Rebecca Dolhinow

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Published: April 13th 2010

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A Jumble of Needs: Womens Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest  by  Rebecca Dolhinow

A Jumble of Needs: Womens Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest by Rebecca Dolhinow
April 13th 2010 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 248 pages | ISBN: | 9.64 Mb

Many immigrant communities along the U.S. border with Mexico are colonias, border settlements lacking infrastructure or safe housing. A Jumble of Needs examines the leadership of Mexican women immigrants in three colonias in New Mexico, documentingMoreMany immigrant communities along the U.S. border with Mexico are colonias, border settlements lacking infrastructure or safe housing.

A Jumble of Needs examines the leadership of Mexican women immigrants in three colonias in New Mexico, documenting the role of NGOs in shaping women’s activism in these communities. Ethnographer Rebecca Dolhinow, who worked in the colonias, uncovers why such attempts to exercise political agency are so rarely successful.s activism to better their lives, families, and communities.



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