By Glenda Tibe Bonifacio Ph.D. (auth.), Glenda Tibe Bonifacio (eds.)
Feminism and Migration: Cross-Cultural Engagements is a wealthy, unique, and various assortment at the intersections of feminism and migration in western and non-western contexts. This e-book explores the query: does migration empower ladies? via wide-ranging subject matters on theorizing feminism in migration, contesting identities and organization, resistance and social justice, and faith for switch, recognized and rising students supply in-depth research of ways social, cultural, political, and fiscal forces form new modalities and views between girls upon migration. It highlights the centrality of a number of the meanings and interpretations of feminism(s) within the lives of immigrant and migrant ladies in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, japanese Europe, France, Greece, Japan, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Papua New Guinea, Spain, and the U.S.. The well-researched chapters discover the ways that feminism and migration throughout cultures relate to women’s studies in host societies --- as girls, other halves, moms, exiles, nuns, and workers---and the avenues of interactions for swap. Cross-cultural engagements aspect to the convergence or even disjunctures among (im)migrant and non-immigrant girls that stay unrecognized in modern mainstream discourses on migration and feminism.
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Lastly, although battles over Mexican feminisms have been waged almost exclusively by women and for women, the 1990s especially witnessed an incipient coalescence of women and men around certain issues that require changes and efforts on the part of both sexes—for example, the topic of domestic violence (that I will analyze in section three). Some men even formed associations to combat machismo5 and related male violent behaviors by means of workshops such as those implemented by the Collective of Men for Equal Gender Relations (Colectivo de Hombres por Relaciones Igualitarias or CORIAC) that operated from 1993 to 2006.
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