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Author Bayard de Volo, Lorraine, 1966-

Title Mothers of heroes and martyrs : gender identity politics in Nicaragua, 1979-1999 / Lorraine Bayard de Volo.

Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  323.34097285 BAYA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 293 pages ;. 3 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 "We Want a Free Country for Our Children," 1977-1984 21 -- 2 Movement as Symbol: The Mothers of Matagalpa, 1979-1984 51 -- 3 Priorities of War: Deferring Feminism, (Re)drafting Motherhood, 1984-1990 85 -- 4 Latent and the Visible: The Mothers of Matagalpa in Two Dimensions, 1984-1990 115 -- 5 From a War of Bullets to a War of the Stomach: Discursive and Organizational Strategies and Regime Transition, 1990-1994 155 -- 6 Testing the Limits of Maternal Identity: Regime Change and Expanded Membership, 1990-1994 183 -- 7 Voice, Agency, and Identity: Counting the Mixed Blessings of Revolution and Maternal Identity Politics 209.
Subject Comité de Madres de Héroes y Mártires. Matagalpa.
Women and war -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Political activity -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century.
Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 1937-1979.
Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 1979-1990.
Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 1990-
ISBN 0801867649