aerial view of the Amazon river

Women in Latin America

Winter 1998 | Volume I, Number 2

Table of Contents

Comings and Goings

Women

Interviewing Military Officers

Interviewing Military Officers

We drove up into the residential hills of Villa Hermosa, overlooking the city of Guatemala, searching for the house amongst the many white-stucco, high-walled mansions. I asked the taxi-driver …

Delivering the Data

Delivering the Data

Marta was 18, living at home in El Salvador, when she dated a man who raped her. She told her father about the rape, and he responded by threatening to kill her for damaging the family’s …

Black or Mulata?

Black or Mulata?

After my graduation from Yale in the early eighties, I spent several years of research and writing on the novels by Latin American authors. These investigations resulted in my book …

Mexican Women

Mexican Women

When I began my research on 19th century Mexico City women 20 years ago, it did not take me long to realize that what Mexican women were supposed to do, and what they actually did …