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Women and cooperative labor in the southern Bolivian Andes

Inge Maria Harman

Women and cooperative labor in the southern Bolivian Andes

by Inge Maria Harman

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Published by Women in International Development, Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, USA (202 International Center, East Lansing 48824-1035) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bolivia,
  • Potosí (Dept.)
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Bolivia -- Potosí (Dept.),
    • Sex discrimination in employment -- Bolivia -- Potosí (Dept.),
    • Sexual division of labor -- Bolivia -- Potosí (Dept.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 10.

      Statementby Inge Maria Harman.
      SeriesWorking paper / Women in International Development, Michigan State University ;, #65, Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development) ;, #65.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6121.Z6 P684 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination10 p. ;
      Number of Pages10
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2346626M
      LC Control Number86621192

      This report presents historical and recent labor force and earnings data for women and men from the Current Population Survey (CPS), a national monthly survey of approximat households conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the U.S. Bureau of Labor : United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. A film about the end of Bolivia’s discrimination era, Zona Sur follows the life of an upper-class family who live in the wealthy Southern District of La Paz. Featuring a self-entitled divorced mother who is frivolous with her savings, and her spoiled, hedonistic children along with their indigenous servants who struggle with identity issues; tensions in the house rise until boiling : Harry Stewart.

      Bolivian Girls. As in many poor countries, many Bolivian women would welcome the chance to land a foreign husband for the money that would change their lives. Things are far from modern though and gender roles are like in the old days where the woman is a domestic slave and the guy pays all the bills. Identification. Bolivia is named after Simón Bolívar, a leader in the nineteenth-century wars of independence against Spain. The national culture is an amalgam of Hispanic and pre-Hispanic elements with three cultural traditions: (1) Quechua/ Aymara (roughly 34 percent and 23 percent of the population, respectively), centered in the high-altitude plateau and valley mountain regions.

      Bolivia (/ b ə ˈ l ɪ v i ə / Spanish pronunciation: [bo.ˈli.βja]), officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia Spanish pronunciation: [esˈtaðo pluɾinasjoˈnal de βoˈliβja] ()), is a landlocked country located in western-central South constitutional capital is Sucre, while the seat of government and executive capital is La l: Sucre (constitutional and judicial), La . Gadugi (Cherokee:ᎦᏚᎩ) is a term used in the Cherokee language which means "working together" or "cooperative labor" within a community. Historically, the word referred to a labor gang of men and/or women working together for projects such as harvesting crops or .


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