Examines the relationships between Aymara-speaking domestic servants and their upperclass women employers in La Paz from 1930 to the late 1980s, to investigate how the general subordination of women can be understood in the context of class, race, and ethnic inequality. Argues that class, gender, and ethnicity are inseparable, and that class relationships are always articulated in gender- and ethnic-specific ways. Paper edition (09647-X, $15. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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Leslie Gill is the author of Peasants, Entrepreneurs, and Social Change: Frontier Development in Lowland Bolivia, which received a Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award.Review:
Addresses the issue of inequalities between women that are rooted in, but not completely delineated by, class and ethnicity. . . . This book develops a deeply nuanced and insightful understanding of the oppression of women. -- Gerald Sider City University of New York
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