Unformatted text preview: Colored people still faced job discrimination and did menial jobs, which forced most black wives to work in the labor market too. Mexican women in the Southwest-before US conquest, Mexican families worked primarily as agricultural units, with women woking mainly in the home but contributing to the family-based production. After family-wage economy-employed in the expanding agricultural market, which often forced whole families to migrate to find seasonal labor. Also continued to work as domestics, mainly seravants, laundresses, cooks, dishwashers....
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- Winter '10
- upper-middle class women, family based economy