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Chicanas affirm their gender-ethnic identity through helping.
They feel like the work they do advances all Chicanas.
Chicanas in white collar jobs
Women become surrogate mothers to help. Not about the money.
Often compensation went to husbands and children.
Chasing the blood tie
Oral history of community members helping each other. Holding Hands the name of the organization.
Often funds appropriated for the organization would be disputed by the agencies giving the money out.
People moved to DC from the south and brought their culture with them.
People in the community looked out for each other. When new people came the culture started to die.
Reinventing the South
Servants and nannies in family were subservient and often invisible.
They were the Other and separate from the family.
Ressentiment was the feeling of injustice the servants felt for not being as well off as the people they served.
Invisibility, consciousness of the Other, ressentiment.
In Jamaica Nurse Brown lost her job but refused to leave.
Felt like if she gave up then everyone would give up.
Jamaica became more gender with the no-mans land. Women not safe
The Gendered politics and violence of structural adjustment
Interviews in New Haven.
People did not want to talk to her because she was seen as an outsider.
Talking about sex and HIV
Occupational health research is male driven.
Women's research is seen as periphery.
Hard to get money when you research is considered unimportant.
Can't study men to understand women.
Don't use a wrench to peel potatoes.
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.
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