Crossroads of Class and Gender: Industrial Homework, Subcontracting, and Househo

Crossroads of Class and Gender: Industrial Homework, Subcontracting, and Househo

By: Beneria, Lourdes

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In this innovative exploration of the interaction between economic processes and social relations, Lourdes Beneria and Martha Roldan examine the effect of homework on gender and family dynamics. Their fieldwork in Mexico City during 1981-82 has enabled them to provide important new empirical data on industrial piecework performed by women as well as intimate glimpses of these women's lives which place that piecework in context. Tracing the stages of production from home to jobber, workshop, and manufacturer (often a multinational corporation), the authors demonstrate the way in which the work and lives of these women are connected through subcontracting to the national and often international system of production.

Title: Crossroads of Class and Gender: Industrial Homework, Subcontracting, and Househo

Author Name: Beneria, Lourdes

Categories: Latinx Studies/Memoirs,

Edition: 2

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

ISBN Number: 0226042324

ISBN Number 13: 9780226042329

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: USED

Seller ID: 0226042324

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