New Paperback Release: The Paradox of Paternalism

Latin American Studies Association Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Isis Duarte Book Prize “This worthy addition to gender relations literature allows Manley to elaborate on her premise of the utility of female participatory experiences in authoritarian regimes as a vehicle for feminist progress. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice “Fills in the yawning lacunae concerning women’s roles during the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: The Paradox of Paternalism

The Paradox of Paternalism

“An exciting study that reveals the complexity of women's multiple political projects, as well as the importance of feminism--widely defined--as a powerful political force.”—Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney, author of The Politics of Motherhood “An engaging overview of the role played by women in supporting and contesting authoritarian regimes in the twentieth-century Dominican Republic.”—Nicola Foote, coeditor … Continue reading The Paradox of Paternalism