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Susan Besse
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York|Graduate Center
Phone: (212) 650-7475
Research Interests: Latin American History
Selected Publications
 
 "Defining a 'National Type:' Brazilian Beauty Contests in the 1920s." Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe 16:1 (2005).
 
Modernização da Desigualdade: Reconstrução de Genero no Brasil, 1914-1940. São Paulo: Editora da Universidade de São Paulo, 1999.
 
Restructuring Patriarchy:  The Modernization of Gender Inequality in Brazil, 1914-1940.  Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
 
"Brazilian Civil Code, 1916."  In Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, edited by Barbara A. Tenenbaum. New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1996.
 
"Introduction to Latin American Civilizations" (Course Syllabus), Radical History Review 61 (Winter 1995).