AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Women and Development1. The Inferior Role of Women in Public Life: Some Theoretical Speculations2. Women in Latin American Society and Polity: The Image and the Reality3. Women in Public Life: Precursors of the Emancipation Movement4. Old and New Feminists: Women's Rights in Latin America5. Women in Politics and Government6. Women Leaders in Peru and Chile7. The Supermadre in Government8. The Future of Women in PoliticsAppendicesBibliographyIndex
Elsa M. Chaney (1928-2000) was a private consultant on women in development. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.