ERIC Number: ED327590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Puerto Rican Women as Workers and Writers.
Vazquez, Blanca, Ed.
Centro de Estudios Puertoriquenos Bulletin, v2 n7 Win 1989-1990
This theme issue of the "Centro Bulletin" highlights recent studies by and about employed Puerto Rican and Latina women. "La mujer en el Puerto Rico del siglo XIX" (O. Jimenez de Wagenheim), in Spanish, reviews the contributions of women to Puerto Rican economic, political, and social life during the nineteenth century. "Notas sobre el desarrollo de la industria del tobaco en Puerto Rico y su impacto en la mujer puertorriquena, 1898-1920" (A. Tirado Aviles), in Spanish, and "Women's Labor and the Domestic Unit: Industrial Homework in Puerto Rico during the 1930s" (M. del Carmen Baerga) focus on the history of women in the tobacco and needlework industries in Puerto Rico and examine the effects of gender and class on the incorporation of women into production. "The Lives of'Pioneras': Bibliographic and Research Sources on Puerto Rican Women in the United States" (A. Ortiz) concentrates on migration experiences and the contributions of Puerto Rican women to the early New York community. "Growing Up Puertorriquena: The Feminist Bildungsroman and the Novels of Nicholasa Mohr and Magali Garcia Ramis" (M. Fernandez Olmos) focuses on the psychological development of the female protagonists in educational novels. "Entra dominicanos: Una lectura de 'Las cuatro ninas'" (D. Cocco de Filippis) reviews the work of Dominican author Julia Alvarez. The "Portfolio" section highlights female Puerto Rican visual artists living and working in New York. "Ellos/Ellas y Nosotras: Breve paseo por las autopistas y callejones sociales" (C. Romany) applies feminist theory to the everyday lives of Puerto Rican women. Interviews with Antonia Pantoja and Esperanza Martell examine the role of Puerto Rican women in political organizations in New York from the 1940s through the 1970s. (FMW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Historical Materials; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Centro de Estudios Puertorriguenos.