Muchachas No More: Household Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Temple University Press, Mar 1, 1991 - Business & Economics - 520 pages
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Offers a look at the sizeable population of women who are domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  

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Contents

A History of Domestic Service in Spanish America
17
Domestic Service in Jamaica since 1750
37
Domestic Workers in Buenos Aires
83
What Is Bought and Sold in Domestic Service?
105
Where Is Maria Now? Former Domestic Workers
127
Domestic Service in the Latin American Fotonovela
143
West Indian Domestic
171
Politics and Programs of Domestic Workers
221
Not Just Another Job
307
Domestic Labor and Domestic Service in Colombia
323
The Education of
351
Their
363
The History of Our Struggle
373
The Autobiography of a Fighter Peru
389
History of the Household Workers Movement in
407
In Their Own Words and Pictures
417

Feminists and Domestic Workers in Rio de Janeiro
245
Organizations for Domestic Workers in
271
The Difficult Road
291
About the Contributors
483
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About the author (1991)

Elsa M. Chaney is Chair of Women in International Development Program and Visiting Professor of Anthropology at the University of Iowa, Iowa City.

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