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Title Terrorizing women [electronic resource] : feminicide in the Américas / Rosa-Linda Fregoso and Cynthia Bejarano, editors ; with a preface by Marcela Lagarde y de los Ríos.
Publication Info. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: feminist keys for understanding feminicide: theoretical, political, and legal construction / Marcela Lagarde y de los Ríos -- Introduction: a cartography of feminicide in the Américas / Rosa-Linda Fregoso and Cynthia Bejarano -- Localizing feminicide : testimonio / Eva Arce -- Violencia feminicida : violence against women and Mexico's structural crisis / Mercedes Olivera -- The victims of Ciudad Juárez feminicide : sexually fetishized commodities / Julia Estela Monárrez Fragoso -- Territory, sovereignty, and crimes of the second state : the writing on the body of murdered women / Rita Laura Segato -- Getting away with murder : Guatemala's failure to protect women and Rodi Alvarado's quest for safety / Angélica Cházaro, Jennifer Casey, and Katherine Ruhl -- Femicides in Mar de Plata / Marta Fontenla -- Femicide and sexual violence in Guatemala / Hilda Morales Trujillo -- When violence against women kills : femicide in Costa Rica, 1990-99 / Montserrat Sagot and Ana Carcedo Cabañas -- Feminicide in Latin America and the movement for women's human rights / Adriana Carmona López, Alma Gómez Caballero, and Lucha Castro Rodríguez -- Transnationalizing justice : testimonio / Julia Huamañahui -- Obedience without compliance : the role of the government, organized crime, and NGOs in the system of impunity that murders the women of Ciudad Juárez / Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba and Patricia Ravelo Blancas -- Innovative transnational remedies for the women of Ciudad Juárez / William Paul Simmons and Rebecca Coplan -- Global economics and their progenies : theorizing femicide in context / Deborah M. Weissman -- Searching for accountability on the border : justice for the women of Ciudad Juárez / Christina Iturralde -- Photo essay : images from the justice movement in Chihuahua, Nexico -- New citizenship practices : testimonio: / Rosa Franco -- Ciudadana X : gender violence and the denationalization of women's rights in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico / Alicia Schmidt Camacho -- Feminicidio : making the most of an "empowered term" / Pascha Bueno-Hansen -- Paradoxes, protests, and the mujeres de negro of northern Mexico / Melissa W. Wright -- Testimonio / Norma Ledezma Ortega.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Women -- Crimes against -- Latin America.
Women -- Violence against -- Latin America.
Murder -- Latin America.
Added Author Fregoso, Rosa Linda.
Bejarano, Cynthia L., 1973-
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822346692 0822346699 9780822346814 0822346818 (DLC) 2009047827
ISBN 082239264X (electronic bk.)
9780822392644 (electronic bk.)
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