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Feminism in Cuba


Internet Links:

There is an excellent timeline for Cuban Feminism from the University of Pennsylvania, here.

You can reach the United Nations' Women Watch page for Cuba here.

The Women and Gender in Latin America: Anthropology / Economics / Sociology webpage at the Univ. of California, Berkeley, has an extensive bibliography of Caribbean resources here.


      Aguiar, Carolina and Isabel Moya, ed. Cuban Women Toward the End of the Century: Realities and Challenges. 1995.

      Catasus, S. Cuban Women: Changing Roles and Population Trends. International Labor Office, 1988.

      Davies, Catherine. A Place in the Sun? Women Writers in Twentieth-Century Cuba. St. Martins Press, 1998.

      "Documento Entregado a Habana Press por la Organizacion Feminista Independiente." Ud. leer esto articulo aquí.

      Espin, Vilma and Deborah Shnookal, ed. Cuban Women Confront the Future: Three Decades after the Revolution. Ocean Press, 1992.

      Guerrero, Maria Luisa. Elena Mederos: Una Mujer Con Perfil Para La Historia. Ediciones Universal, 1991.

      Maloof, Judy, ed. Voices of Resistance: Testimonies of Cuban and Chilean Women. Univ. Press of Kentucky, 1999.

      Randall, Margaret. Gathering Rage: The Failure of Twentieth Century Revolutions to Develop a Feminist Agenda. Monthly Review Press, 1992.

      Rodenas, Adriana Mendez. Gender and Nationalism in Colonial Cuba: The Travels of Santa Cruz Y Montalvo, Condesa De Merlin. Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 1998.

      Safa, Helen I. The Myth of the Male Breadwinner: Women and Industrialization in the Caribbean. Westview Press, 1995.

      Smith, Lois M. and Alfred Padula. Sex and Revolution: Women in Socialist Cuba. Oxford Univ. Press, 1995.

      Stone, Elizabeth, ed. Women and the Cuban Revolution. Pathfinder, 1982.

      Stoner, K. Lynn. Cuban and Cuban-American Women: An Annotated Bibliography. Scholarly Resources, 1999.

      Stoner, K. Lynn. From the House to the Streets: The Cuban Women's Movment for Legal Reform, 1989-1940. Duke Univ. Press, 1991.

      Thomas, Joyce. "The Women's Movement in Cuba." El Aviso (Summer 1997). [You can read this article here.]

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