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Coffee planters, workers and wives : class conflict and gender relations on São Paulo plantations, 1850-1980 / Verena Stolcke

By: Stolcke, Verena.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: (St Antony's / MacMillan series).Publisher: Oxford : MacMillan Press, 1988Description: xvii, 344 p. : taules, gràf. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 033346088X.Subject(s): Dones -- Treball -- 1850-1980 -- BrasilMateria (POPIN): SÃO PAULO | BRASIL | GÉNERO | HISTORIA | MUJERES | MUJERES CASADAS | TRABAJO FEMENINO | CLASES SOCIALES | AGRICULTURAMatèria (POPIN): SÃO PAULO | BRASIL | GÈNERE | HISTÒRIA | DONES | DONES CASADES | TREBALL FEMENÍ | CLASSES SOCIALS | AGRICULTURASubject (POPIN): SÃO PAULO | BRAZIL | GENDER | HISTORY | WOMEN | MARRIED WOMEN | FEMALE EMPLOYMENT | SOCIAL CLASSES | AGRICULTURECDU: 396:331.4(81) Summary: A combination of history and anthropology, analyzing the transition from slavery to sharecropping and from sharecropping to wage-labour in the coffee plantations of Sao Paulo. It attempts to clarify both empirically and theoretically many of the issues in the debate over rural proletarization. This study emphasizes the everyday forms of the rural workers resistance to exploitation. In addition it addresses the subject of women workers and women's subordination. Verena Stolcke is author of "Marriage, Class and Colour in 19th Century Cuba" and "The Journal of Peasant Studies".
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A combination of history and anthropology, analyzing the transition from slavery to sharecropping and from sharecropping to wage-labour in the coffee plantations of Sao Paulo. It attempts to clarify both empirically and theoretically many of the issues in the debate over rural proletarization. This study emphasizes the everyday forms of the rural workers resistance to exploitation. In addition it addresses the subject of women workers and women's subordination. Verena Stolcke is author of "Marriage, Class and Colour in 19th Century Cuba" and "The Journal of Peasant Studies".

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