Hutchison, Elizabeth Quay.

Labors Appropriate to Their Sex : Gender, Labor, and Politics in Urban Chile, 1900-1930 - Durham : Duke University Press, 2001. - 1 online resource (361 p.) - eBooks on Demand Latin America Otherwise . - Latin America Otherwise .

Contents; List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I Working-Class Life and Politics; 1. Gender, Industrialization, and Urban Changein Santiago; 2. Women at Work in Santiago; 3. ''To Work Like Men and Not Cry Like Women'':The Problem of Women in Male Workers' Politics; 4. Somos Todas Obreras! Socialists and Working-ClassFeminism; II Women Workers and the Social Question; 5. Women's Vocational Training: The Female Face ofIndustrialization; 6. Señoras y Señoritas : Catholic Women Defend theHijas de Familia 7. Women, Work, and Motherhood: Gender andLegislative ConsensusConclusion: Women, Work, and Historical Change; Appendices; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index

The first systematic account of Chilean women's labor from 1885 to 1930 showing how women's paid labor became a locus of anxiety for a society confronting social problems linked to modernization.

9780822381310 89.95 (NL)

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HD6126 HD6126.H88 2001