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Author Bolles, Augusta Lynn.

Title Sister Jamaica : a study of women, work, and households in Kingston / A. Lynn Bolles.

Published Lanham : University Press of America, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  331.4097292 BOLL GD16    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 129 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [115]-129).
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. The Field Research: Methods and Multiple Locations -- Ch. 3. International Capital, Manufacturing and Female Labor -- Ch. 4. Social Change, The Economy and the Division of Labor -- Ch. 5. On the Factory Floor -- Ch. 6. "Making Do" Household Chores and Divisions of Labor -- Ch. 7. Conclusion -- Appendix: Economic Developments in Jamaica Since the 1970s.
Subject Women -- Employment -- Jamaica -- Kingston.
Women -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- Economic conditions.
Women -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- Social conditions.
Households -- Jamaica -- Kingston.
ISBN 0761802118 (cloth : alk. paper)