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Women and change in Latin America

Author: June C Nash; Helen Icken Safa
Publisher: South Hadley, Massachusetts : Bergin & Garvey Publishers, 1986. ©1985
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A fine collection. . . . This is a volume every person with interests in the social sciences or Latin America should read." American Anthropologist

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Women and change in Latin America.
South Hadley, Mass. : Bergin & Garvey Publishers, 1986, ©1985
(OCoLC)629900152
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: June C Nash; Helen Icken Safa
ISBN: 0897890698 9780897890694 0897890701 9780897890700
OCLC Number: 12371515
Description: 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Theoretical and methodological progress. A decade of research on women in Latin America / June Nash --
Research guidelines : how to study women's work in Latin America / Neuma Aguiar --
II. Production for the market, social reporduction, and biological reproduction. Capitalist industrialization and the increasing cost of children / Frances Rothstein --
Producers and reproducers : Andean marketwomen in the economy / Florence E. Babb --
Economic crisis and female-headed households in urban Jamaica / A. Lynn Bolles --
Female employment in the Puerto Rican working class / Helen I. Safa --
III. The articulation of modes of production in industrial and agricultural change. Technological change in Brazil : its effect on men and women in two firms / Heleieth I.B. Saffioti --
Women and urban industrial development in Brazil / Marianne Schmink --
Women in petty commodity production in La Paz, Bolivia / Judith-Maria Buechler --
Rural women and agrarian reform in Peru, Chile, and Cuba / Carmen Diana Deere --
Women in farming systems in Latin America / Cornelia Butler Flora and Blas Santos --
IV. Migration, social reproduction, and production. Work versus life : Colombian women in New York / Mary Garcia Castro --
Migrant female labor in the Venezuelan garment industry / Margalit Berlin --
The role of gender in Dominican settlement in the United States / Patricia Pessar --
V. Political action and the state. Surviving beyond fear : women and torture in Latin America / Ximena Bunster-Burotto --
The Barzolas and the housewives committee / Gloria Ardaya Salinas --
Women's equality and the Cuban revolution / Isabel Larguia and John Dumoulin --
Index.
Responsibility: June Nash, Helen Safa, and contributors.
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