Gender and women's work in Peru

Margarita Cerna Barba Marina Violeta Estrada Perez de Martos Rosa Maria Godoy Serpa da Fonseca About the authors

This study identifies the peruvian women's labor conditions and its social and historical determinants due to social class, race and gender differences that influence women subordination in social structure. Bibliographic review shows that the peruvian working woman situation experienced great and deep changes in time, as a result of ideological and cultural patriarchal patterns that culminated in the current capitalist society.

gender; working woman; woman social condition


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