Mexican Women In The Workplace Summary

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In this novel written by Nancy LaGreca, the topics of feminism, subjectivity, and the roles of Hispanic women in the workplace are discussed. The highlighted time periods that are examined in this novel are the eighteenth through the nineteenth century. Further, this novel revealed the feminist struggles that women in Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Peru faced during the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Women were subjected to certain treatments in these countries. For example, women were not able to obtain certain jobs that were considered to be only attainable for men. However the LaGreca states, “If women entered the workforce, it was because low-paid labor was needed for office work…” Therefore, women would be placed in certain

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