Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Women, Religion, and Social Change in Brazil's Popular Church (Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies) Hardcover – January 1, 1997


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$20.00 $12.13
Paperback
"Please retry"
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Product Details

  • Series: Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies
  • Hardcover: 226 pages
  • Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press (January 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0268019517
  • ISBN-13: 978-0268019518
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.8 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,033,469 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover
Drogus explains the overlap of several major trends recently in Brazil. One is the increasing incidence of feminist assertion of identity. But occurring here in the context of women from the poor working class, trying to better conditions for their families. Very different from the middle class feminist issues often happening in the US.

The book also places this within the framework of the Catholic Church and the so-called liberation theology professed by some members. Drogus describes events in Sao Paulo mostly in 1986-90. The Church had great importance in shaping what status women had. Interestingly, the book shows that women in the Catholic laity had great influence at some levels of the Church, and that this was used by some to try to reduce the poverty levels of their families.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images