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dc.contributor.authorHutchison, Elizabeth Quay
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T12:58:18Z
dc.date.available2021-02-10T12:58:18Z
dc.date.issued2022
dc.date.submitted2021-11-01T13:44:56Z
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/51208
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/72601
dc.description.abstractIn Workers Like All the Rest of Them, Elizabeth Quay Hutchison recounts the long struggle for domestic workers’ recognition and rights in Chile across the twentieth century. Hutchison traces the legal and social history of domestic workers and their rights, outlining their transition from slavery to servitude. For most of the twentieth century, domestic service remained one of the key “underdeveloped” sectors in Chile’s modernizing economy. Hutchison argues that the predominance of women in that underpaid, under-regulated labor sector provides one key to persistent gender and class inequality. Through archival research, firsthand accounts, and interviews with veteran activists, Hutchison challenges domestic workers’ exclusion from Chilean history and reveals how and under what conditions they mobilized for change, forging alliances with everyone from Church leaders and legislators to feminists and political party leaders. Hutchison contributes to a growing global conversation among activists and scholars about domestic workers’ rights, providing a lens for understanding how the changing structure of domestic work and worker activism have both perpetuated and challenged forms of ethnic, gender, and social inequality.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJK History of the Americas
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFS Social groups::JFSJ Gender studies, gender groups
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JH Sociology & anthropology::JHB Sociology
dc.subject.otherHistory of the Americas;Gender studies, gender groups;Sociology
dc.titleWorkers Like All the Rest of Them
dc.title.alternativeDomestic Service and the Rights of Labor in Twentieth-Century Chile
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.1215/9781478022183
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oapen.relation.isbn9781478014898
oapen.relation.isbn9781478013952
oapen.collectionSustainable History Monograph Pilot (SHMP)
oapen.pages232
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