Gender quiz 3 readings
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Chicanas in white Collar jobs:
Chicanas affirm their gender-ethic identity through helping. They feel like the work they do advances all Chicanas.
Chasing the Blood tie
Women become surrogate mothers to help. Not about the money.
Often compensation went to husbands and children.
Oral history of community members helping each other. Helping Hands the name of the organization.
Often the funds appropriated for the organization would be disputed by the agencies giving the money out.
Reinventing the South
People moved from south to DC and brought their culture with them.
People in the community looked out for each other. When new people came the culture started dying.
Invisibility, consciousness of the Other, ressentiment
Servants and nannies in family were subservient and often invisible.
They were the Other and seperate from the family.
Ressentiment was the feeling of injustice the servants felt for not being as well off as the people they served.
Knock em dead
Observed meet packing industry.
Found that there is a hierarchal structure that keeps people from organizing and gaining fair benefits.
Job has lots of risk.
The Gendered politics and violence of structural adjustment:
In Jamica Nurse brown lost her job but refused to leave.
Felt like if she gave up then everyone would give up.
Jamaica become more gender with the no-mans-land. Women not safe.
Talking about sex and HIV
Interview done in New Haven.
People did not want to talk to her because she was seen as an outsider.
Dont use a wrench to peel potatoes
Occupational health research is male driven.
Women's research is seen as periphery.
Hard to get money when your research is considered unimportant.
Cant study men to understand women.
- Feminism and empiricism not enemies.
- Can work together.
Science itself can be biased, but science is still useful.
Need objectivity to be perceived as credible.
What would you like to do?
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