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Maid in the U.S.A.

Author: Mary Romero
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1992.
Series: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history and analysis of Chicano domestic workers in the United States. The author uses her personal experience with domestic work to introduce a study of gender, class and race issues facing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Romero
ISBN: 0415906113 9780415906111 0415906121 9780415906128
OCLC Number: 25204540
Description: viii, 208 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Intersection of Biography and History: My Intellectual Journey --
Ch. 2. Women's Work Is Never Done --
Ch. 3. Gender and Class in Domestic Work --
Ch. 4. Domestic Service and Women of Color in the United States --
Ch. 5. Bonds of Sisterhood --
Bonds of Oppression --
Ch. 6. The Struggle to Transform Domestic Labor --
Ch. 7. The Housework Dilemma.
Series Title: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Maid in the USA.
Responsibility: Mary Romero.
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"Mary Romero's articulate and insightful book . . . [is] a welcome addition ot the growing literature on women of color."-"The Women's Review of Books ""Maid in the U.S.A. is a well-written, Read more...

 
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