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Silent Looms: Women and Production in a Guatamalan Town

Tracy Bachrach Ehlers

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ISBN 10: 029272103X / ISBN 13: 9780292721036
Published by University of Texas Press
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Paperback. 272 pages. Based on new fieldwork in 1997, Tracy Bachrach Ehlers has updated her classic study of the effects of economic development on the women weavers of San Pedro Sacatepquez. Revisiting many of the women she interviewed in the 1970s and 1980s and revising her earlier hopeful assessment of womens entrepreneurial opportunities, Ehlers convincingly demonstrates that development and commercial growth in the region have benefited men at the expense of women. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780292721036

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Based on new fieldwork in 1997, Tracy Bachrach Ehlers has updated her classic study of the effects of economic development on the women weavers of San Pedro Sacatepéquez. Revisiting many of the women she interviewed in the 1970s and 1980s and revising her earlier hopeful assessment of women's entrepreneurial opportunities, Ehlers convincingly demonstrates that development and commercial growth in the region have benefited men at the expense of women.

About the Author: Tracy Bachrach Ehlers is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Denver.

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