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GENDER AND CITIZENSHIP IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT : THE STRUGGLE OF MAQUILA WORKERS" RIGHTS IN NICARAGUA

JENNIFER BICKHAM MENDEZ

GENDER AND CITIZENSHIP IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT : THE STRUGGLE OF MAQUILA WORKERS" RIGHTS IN NICARAGUA

by JENNIFER BICKHAM MENDEZ

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Online version of print publication IDENTITIES v.9 #1 (2002) : 7-38.

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Ricker, Thomas. Boomerangs, Batering-rams, and Sustainable Solidarity: Transnational Advocacy Networks and the Struggle for Workers’ Rights in Nicaragua’s Maquila Industry. College Park: University of Maryland, Department of Government and Politics. Ricker, Tom . From Tribal Village to Global Village: Indian Rights and International Relations in Latin America. Gender and Power: Society, the Person and Sexual Politics. Stanford, CA: Pueblo Indian Water Rights: Struggle for a Precious Resource.

Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America in categorizing the New term comes from the fact that the predominant languages of the countries originated with the Latin m: Latin American. organizations. In her book From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras () Jennifer Bickham Mendez describes how the Maria Elena Cuadra Movement for Working and Unemployed Women (MEC) emerged from the Sandinista affiliated workers union (CST). She explores some of the challenges they faced in establishing the organization.

Cambridge Core - Comparative Politics - Political Consumerism - by Dietlind StolleCited by: After the completion of her masters courses she was awarded a CIDA sponsored internship to work on education, research, labour rights and Information Technology Communications (ICTs) issues with the Central American Network of Women in Solidarity with Women Maquila Workers in Vancouver BC, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.


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