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Author Cosgrove, Serena.

Title Leadership From the Margins : Women and Civil Society Organizations in Argentina, Chile and El Salvador.

Published New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Women and civil society leadership in Latin America -- The emergence of civil society in Argentina, Chile, and El Salvador -- Argentina -- Chile -- El Salvador -- Policy implications of women's civil society leadership in Latin America.
Summary Leadership from the Margins describes and analyzes the unique leadership styles and challenges facing the women leaders of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Argentina, Chile, and El Salvador. Based on ethnographic research, Serena Cosgrove's analysis offers a nuanced account of the distinct struggles facing women, and how differences of class, political ideology, and ethnicity have informed their outlook and organizing strategies. Using a gendered lens, she reveals the power and potential of women's leadership to impact the direction of local, regional, and global development agen.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Women -- Political activity -- Latin America.
Leadership in women -- Latin America.
Women in development -- Latin America.
Civil society -- Latin America.
Social movements -- Latin America.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780813550404 (electronic bk.)
0813550408 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 9786613383273