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Women in 1900 : Gateway to the Political Economy of the 20th Century

By: Bose, Christine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Women In The Political Economy: Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9781592137824.Subject(s): Households - United States - History - 20th century | Households --United States --History --20th century | Sexual division of labor - United States - History - 20th century | Women - Employment - United States - History - 20th century | Women -- Employment -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women - United States - Economic conditions - 20th century | Women -- United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women in 1900 : Gateway to the Political Economy of the 20th CenturyDDC classification: 305.42 | 305.420973 | 331.4/0973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Understanding the Past to Interpret the Present; 2. Home-Based Work and the Informal Economy: The Case of the "Unemployed" Housewife; 3. Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender: Determining Women's Employment; 4. Occupational Concentration: The Links Between Occupational Sex and Race Segregation; 5. Ethnic Enclaves and Ethnic Queues: Women and Domestic Work; 6. Female-Headed Households and the "Hidden" Headship of Single Mothers: Strategies for an Era Without Government Support; 7. Regional Segregation: Geography as a Context for Work
8. EpilogueAppendix: Supplementary Tables; Notes; References; Index
Summary: This interdisciplinary volume provides a historical and international framework for understanding the changing role of women in the political economy of Latin America and the Caribbean. The contributors challenge the traditional policies, goals, and effects of development, and examine such topics as colonialism and women''s subordination; the links to economic, social, and political trends in North America; the gendered division of paid and unpaid work; differing economic structures, cultural and class patterns; women''s organized resistance; and the relationship of gender to class, race, and ethnicity/nationality.
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Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Understanding the Past to Interpret the Present; 2. Home-Based Work and the Informal Economy: The Case of the "Unemployed" Housewife; 3. Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender: Determining Women's Employment; 4. Occupational Concentration: The Links Between Occupational Sex and Race Segregation; 5. Ethnic Enclaves and Ethnic Queues: Women and Domestic Work; 6. Female-Headed Households and the "Hidden" Headship of Single Mothers: Strategies for an Era Without Government Support; 7. Regional Segregation: Geography as a Context for Work

8. EpilogueAppendix: Supplementary Tables; Notes; References; Index

This interdisciplinary volume provides a historical and international framework for understanding the changing role of women in the political economy of Latin America and the Caribbean. The contributors challenge the traditional policies, goals, and effects of development, and examine such topics as colonialism and women''s subordination; the links to economic, social, and political trends in North America; the gendered division of paid and unpaid work; differing economic structures, cultural and class patterns; women''s organized resistance; and the relationship of gender to class, race, and ethnicity/nationality.

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Christine E. Bose , Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, University at Albany, SUNY, is author or editor of five other books, including Women in the Latin American Development Process (Temple). She is the current editor of Gender & Society .

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