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The Paradox of Paternalism: Women and the Politics of Authoritarianism in the Dominican Republic

Elizabeth S. Manley
Format
Book
Published
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
9780813054292, 081305429X
Summary
Relying on a rich supply of archives and primary sources, Manley demonstrates that Dominican women participated in national and transnational politics and employed current global political discourse to become a vital component of the successes and failures of the Dominican authoritarian regime.
Contents
  • Introduction: gendering the history of dictatorship and transnational politics
  • Advocating suffrage and sovereignty: Pan-American feminism and the rise of the Trujillato, 1922-1942
  • Defending the home against the chaos of communism: women, regime politics, and the Cold War, 1942-1961
  • Intimate violations: gender, family, and the Ajusticiamiento of Trujillo, 1944-1961
  • Neither Russia nor the United States: women and the search for legitimate democracy, 1961-1965
  • First to liberate women's lib: negotiating the politics of mediation during Balaguer's doce años, 1966-1978
  • Sangre Sin Revolución: the gendered politics of opposition through the doce años
  • Epilogue: International women's year and Dominican transnational feminism under authoritarianism.
Description
xiii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-309) and index.
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