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Terrorizing women : feminicide in the Américas / Rosa-Linda Fregoso and Cynthia Bejarano, editors ; with a preface by Marcela Lagarde Y de los Ríos
Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010
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Subject(s) Women -- Crimes against -- Latin America
Women -- Violence against -- Latin America
Murder -- Latin America
Physical Description xxviii, 382 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-366) 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 Chìzaro, 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 Cabanas -- Feminicide in Latin America in the movement for women's human rights / Adriana Carmona Lyenpez, Alma Gyenmez 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, Mexico -- 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
Alternate Author Fregoso, Rosa Linda
Bejarano, Cynthia L., 1973-

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