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Q&A with Rachel Elfenbein on Gender and Labor in Bolivarian Venezuela

My book brings to light a crucial tension at the heart of the Bolivarian revolution during Hugo Chávez’s presidency: state recognition of the centrality to the revolutionary process of poor and working-class women’s unpaid labor and maternal gender role rendered them vulnerable to state appropriation. To paraphrase one feminist activist, the state wanted popular women’s work, but not their power. + MORE

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