Latin American Labor History: Regional, Transnational, and Gendered Perspectives|
Spring 2010 not offered
Upper-level seminar studies of workers and labor movements in the Southern Americas, from the late 19th to the early 21st century. Topics include the legacies of late colonial and early independence-era state formation, trans-Atlantic migrations, European revolutions and ideologies, U.S. interventions, utopian experiments, creole and indigenous protests, regional and national patterns of class formation, urban and rural modernization, welfare reform, and gendered patterns of work and civic resistance.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (LAST)
Aviva Chonski and Aldo Lauria-Santiago, Identify and Struggle of the Margins of the Nation-State: The Laboring Peoples of Central American and the Caribbean; John French, The Gendered Worlds of Latin American Women Workers; Daniel James, Dana Marios Story: Life History, Memory and Political Identity; Ann Varley, Donna Guy, Eugenia Rodriquiez, and Fiona McCaulay, Hidden Histories of Gender and the State in Latin American; Ann Funnsworth Alvean Induchians in the Factory; Myths, Morals, Men and Women in Columbia Industrial Experiment; Zaragoza Vargas, Labor Rights are Civil Rights: Mexican-American Workers in Twentieth Century America; Elizabeth Quay Hutchisan, Labors Appropriate to Their Sex, Gender and Labor, Politics in Urban Chile; Karen Graubert; With Our Labor and Sweat: Indigenous Women and the Formation of Colonial Society in Peru
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Three short review essays, one research paper, class participation graded.
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