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When Women Have Wings Feminism and Development in Medellin, Colombia

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ISBN-10: 0472050354

ISBN-13: 9780472050352

Edition: 2008

Authors: Donna F. Murdock

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In When Women Have Wings, Donna F. Murdock provides an insightful and detailed look at the tensions, contradictions, and positive moments apparent in a women's development project in Medellin, Colombia. Based on sixteen months of ethnographic field research in a working-class women's community center run by a local feminist NGO, this in-depth account illuminates both working- and middle-class women's perspectives on the professionalization of feminist NGOs and provides an unusual ethnographic lens on the process as it unfolds.
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 8/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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When Women Have Wings
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The Trouble with Education
Participating between the Wall and the Sword
Working for Life
The Fragile Wings of Hope