Contents: Patronage lifeworlds in religious and work practices – Popular religion and evangelism – Women’s cooperatives in
small industry – Life stories of the Esperanza Women – Gender Relations and Women’s Lives – Two forms of Patriarchy: classic
and absentee – Post-revolutionary legal regulations – Laws and social reality – Monogamous women with polygynous men? Polimonogamy
– Amor compartido and violence – Negotiating changes in gender norms and identities – Many ways to conceive of love – Patriarchy
as social system – Elements of the FSLN (Sandinista Front of National Liberation) gender policy and practice.