Skip to main content

Cultures of Peace: Women in the Rural Federation of Zambrana-Chacuey

Buy Article:

$44.95 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Inspired by Florinda Soriano Munoz, known as ‘Mama Tingo’, a charismatic woman farmer and leader in the Dominican Republic assassinated by gunmen in 1974, the article looks at the complex relationship between gender, justice, peace, place and environment. The land struggle movement in the Dominican Republic is examined through the experience of one of the rural federations spawned in the 1970s and 1980s, with a focus on the women's groups. The Women's Groups (Juntas de Mujeres) of the Rural Federation of Zambrana-Chacuey illustrate how people are creating peace and justice in everyday life, by building on existing webs of relationship, and by combining the formation of new political organizations and coalitions with the re-shaping of landscapes and livelihoods.Development (2005) 48, 93–100. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1100172
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2005-09-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more