Professor Dania Thomas
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Monday, Nov. 10, 2008
4:30 - 6:00 pm • Room 4042
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One of the very interesting questions given specific attention to is how, in the aftermath of the Argentine financial crisis some years ago, the result was legal empowerment of women's cooperatives. These cooperatives, in many cases took over the bankrupt factories.
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