TITLE

Battered by the myth of machismo

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Linda; Epstein, Jack
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/4/94, Vol. 116 Issue 13, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that while Brazil has advanced from military dictatorship toward democracy, violence against women remains endemic. Daily average of assaults on women; Prevailing Brazilian attitude toward women best described as deeply ambivalent; Richard Parker, author of `Bodies, Pleasures and Passions; Gilberto Freyre's book `The Masters and the Slaves'; Strong feminist movement; Adultry and murder which abound.
ACCESSION #
9403297593

 

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