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Cooperatives as a Possible Answer for Women Living with Violence and Poverty on the US/Mexico Border

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Title: Cooperatives as a Possible Answer for Women Living with Violence and Poverty on the US/Mexico Border
Author: Collaros, Nubia Restrepo
Advisor(s): Isaac, Claudia B.
Committee Member(s): Henkel, David S. Jr
Richardson, Ric
Department: University of New Mexico. Dept. of Latin American Studies
Subject(s): Women
US/Mexico Border
LC Subject(s): Women--Mexican-American Border Region--Social conditions
Women--Mexican-American Border Region--Economic conditions
Women--Employment--Mexican-American Border Region
Women in cooperative societies--Mexican-American Border Region
Degree Level: Masters
Abstract: This thesis examines the challenges presented to planning practitioners working with Latin American communities in economically disadvantaged regions where external influences creates a fragile environment for sustainability and empowerment. Specifically, the thesis examines the complex inter-relation of a non-profit and the members of a cooperative and how can economic, human and social capital development can be planned for alongside significant changes.
Graduation Date: May 2011
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/12835

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