Bodies and Femininities in Religious Life in the Instituto de Hijas de María in Colombia (1980–2015)

Pablo A. Scharagrodsky, Carolina Ojeda
2016 Pedagogía y Saberes  
The historical works related to convent and religious life in Latin America are mostly focused in periods like the Colony and in processes such as the educational role of girls and young females across the continent. Despite the significant research on the subject, it is not easy to access recent history works about convent life and women's religious institutions. In this article, the authors present some reflections on the production of bodies and femininities in the spaces for women training
more » ... n the Institute of the Daughters of Mary–Religious of the Pious Schools, who arrived in Colombia in the second half of the twentieth century. The reference sources consulted were institutional documents and educational and teaching materials used in the education process.
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