This is an exciting and authoritative book on transnational feminist practice and theory in the Latin Americas. I read it as someone who is not living in Latin America but whose feminist practice and theory have been deeply informed by Latin American feminist discourse both in academia and in feminist activism and advocacy. This book helps explain why Latin American feminist discourse has had such a strong impact on global feminist politics in important ways.

Although the book is multiauthored, it is clearly a collective effort, with themes and references to the work of other writers interwoven throughout the narrative. This is one clue as to why Latin American feminism is so strong: its practitioners write at once with acknowledgment of difference—of experience, of place, of consciousness—but always in dialogue with other Latin American feminists. This dialogue includes the definition of the...

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