Feminist Theory Website

Feminism in México


Individual Feminists:
Las Feministas:

Angeles Mastretta

Internet Links:

El Congresso Feminista por el Cambio Social (Feminist Congress for Social Change) aquí.

LACWHN/RMSLAC is the Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network, which you can reach here.

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

Ud. puede accessar Fempress, un red de comunicación alternativa de la mujer, aquí.

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

You can access various Mexican women's webpage links here.

      This page contains General information, Economics, History, Literature, and Politics in Mexico.

      Bibliography / Bibliografía

      General Information

      Franco, Jean. Plotting Women: Gender and Representation in Mexico. Columbia Univ. Press, 1991.

      Finkler, Kaja. Women in Pain: Gender and Morbidity in Mexico. Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.

      Levine, Sarah and Clara Sundeland Correa. Dolor Y Alegria: Women and Social Change in Urban Mexico. Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1993.

      Macías, Ann. Against All Odds: The Feminist Movement in Mexico to 1940. Greenwood Pub. Group, 1982.

      Rosenbaum, Brenda. With Our Heads Bowed: The Dynamics of Gender in a Maya Community. Insititute of Mesoamerican Studies, 1993.

      Staudt, Kathleen. "Struggles in Urban Space: Street Vendors in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez," Urban Affairs Review 31 (1996): 435-454.

      Tirado, Thomas C. Celsa's World: Conversations with a Mexican Peasant Woman. Univ. of Arizona Press, 1991.


      Baud, I.S.A. Forms of Production and Women's Labour: Gender Aspects of Industrialization in India and Mexico. Sage, 1992.

      Beneria, Lourdes and Martha Roldan, ed. The Crossroads of Class and Gender: Industrial Homework, Subcontracting, and Household Dynamics in Mexico City. Univ. of Chicago Press, 1987.

      Pena, Devon Gerardo. The Terror of the Machine: Technology, Work, Gender and Ecology of the U.S.-Mexico Border. Univ. of Texas at Austin Press, 1997.

      Tiano, Susan. Patriarchy on the Line: Labor, Gender, and Ideology in the Mexican Maquila Industry. Temple Univ. Press, 1994.


      Soto, Shirlene Ann. Emergence of the Modern Mexican Women: Her Participation in Revolution and Struggle for Equality, 1910-1940. Arden Press, 1990.

      Stern, Steve J. The Secret History of Gender: Women, Men, and Power in Late Colonial Mexico. Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1995.


      Olivares, Celia. Glosario de términos de crítica literaria feminista. 1997.

      Salas, Angel. Literatura Feminista. 1998.


      Alonso, Ana Maria. Thread of Blood: Colonialism, Revolution, and Gender on Mexico's Northern Frontier. Univ. of Arizona Press, 1995.

      Bennett, Vivienne. The Politics of Water: Urban Protest, Gender and Power in Monterrey, Mexico. Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.

      Carballido, Elvira Hernandez. "Congresso Nacional Feminista." Fempress No. 175 (May 1996): 5. [Ud. puede leer esto articulo aquí.]

      deMagnon, Leonoer Villegas and Clara Lomas, ed. The Rebel. Arte Publico Press, 1994.

      Dore, Elizabeth. Gender Politics in Latin America: Debates in Theory and Practice. Monthly Review Press, 1997.

      Olivera, Mercedes. "Práctica feminista en el movimiento zapatista." Lola Press (1998). [Ud. puede leer esto articulo aquí.]

      Staudt, Kathleen and Carlota Aguilar. "Political Parties, Women Activists' Agendas, and Class: Elections on Mexico's Northern Frontier," Mexican Studies / Estudios Mexicanos 8 (1992): 87-106.

      Staudt, Kathleen, David Spencer and Lynne Rienner, ed. The U.S.-Mexico Border: Transcending Divisions, Contesting Identities. Lynne Rienner Pub., 1998.

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