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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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Unformatted text preview: Native American women- labor pattern disrupted by US conquest. In general native American socities accorded great respect to women, even when there was a marked division of labor between men and women. After family-wage economy-after colonialization, inposed external institutions onto Native American societies....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course WST 10 taught by Professor Bays during the Winter '10 term at UCLA.

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