A review of the evolution of gender equality in Mexico, focusing on the major roles of Soldaderas during the Mexican Revolution.
# 98052 | 5,046 words | 16 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on Sep 05, 2007 in Women Studies (Feminism) , Women Studies (Culture) , Latin-American Studies (Race, Class, Gender Issues) , Ethnic Studies (General) , Women Studies (General)
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This paper takes a look at Mexican women and how gender equality evolved. According to the paper, the traditional depiction of Mexican women was very restrictive. The paper goes on to say that women were consumed by their family life, their marriages and the Catholic Church. The paper reports that legal, social and cultural constraints were placed upon women to prevent them from gaining full acceptance and rights in society. The paper also takes a look at the role of the Soldaderas during the time of the Mexican Revolution.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Arrizon, Alicia. "Soldaderas and the Staging of the Mexican Revolution." The Dream Review. 42.1 (1998). 90-113.
- Azuela, Mariano. The Underdogs. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992.
- Katzenberger, Elaine (ed.). First World, Ha Ha Ha! The Zapatista Challenge. San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1995.
- Macias, Anna. "Women and the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920." The Americas 37, 1 (July 1980).
- Resendez Fuentes, Andres. "Battleground Women: Soldaderas and Female Soldiers in the Mexican Revolution." The Americas 51, 4 (April 1995).
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