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, Volume 39, Issue 7–8, pp 539–557 | Cite as

Women Networking for Peace and Survival in Chiapas: Militants, Celebrities, Academics, Survivors, and the Stiletto Heel Brigade

  • Susannah Glusker
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Abstract

Women in Mexico have been networking discreetlyfor centuries. They focus on survival and change. Thewomen working for the indigenous peoples of Chiapasinclude militants leading troops, celebrities raising funds and consciousness, victim-survivors of awar-torn area, volunteers shuttling news back and forthon the internet, and an invisible stiletto heel brigade.Together they struggle against what is now called a “low-intensity” war,networking for peace.

Keywords

Social Psychology Indigenous People Woman Networking Stiletto Heel 
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