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Author Porter, Susie S., 1965-
Title Working women in Mexico City : public discourses and material conditions, 1879-1931 / Susie S. Porter.
Published Tuscon : University of Arizona Press, 2003.
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 Floor3  HD6101.Z6 M446 2003    DUE 12-13-14
  
Description xxv, 250 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Chapter 6 was originally published as "And that it is custom makes it law: class conflict and gender ideology in the public sphere, Mexico City, 1880-1910" in Social Science History, 20: no. 1 (spring 2000).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Women in metropolitan industrialization -- "She has moved beyond her sphere" : discursive constructions of working women -- "Moral and material suffering" : protest and power, 1880-1911 -- Inclusive marginalization, 1911-1930 -- "Poor yet honorable people" : worker response to the gendering of the workplace -- "And that it is custom makes it law" : vendedoras in the public sphere -- Seven working women and the state, 1879-1931.
Subject Women -- Employment -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History.
Industrialization -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History.
Mexico City (Mexico) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Mexico City (Mexico) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
ISBN 0816522685 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 52070908