“The streets were full of miniskirts”
Last Thursday was Costa Rica‘s independence day. According to Jacqueline Paisley, the Costa Rican Ministry of Public Education put some constraints on how the day should be celebrated: The Ministerio de Educaci?n P?blico promised to suspend for up to 30 days any marcher who wore a miniskirt, defined as anything with the hem above the ...
The Ministerio de Educaci?n P?blico promised to suspend for up to 30 days any marcher who wore a miniskirt, defined as anything with the hem above the knees. The streets were full of miniskirts Thursday all over the country, in part because such skirts were part of the uniforms schools have purchased…. Each year the ministry decrees against miniskirts, and each year tons of female marchers wear them.
Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School at Tufts University and the author of The Ideas Industry. Twitter: @dandrezner
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