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Author Friedemann-Sánchez, Greta, 1966-

Title Assembling flowers and cultivating homes : labor and gender in Colombia / Greta Friedemann-Sánchez.

Imprint Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 207 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-199) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Flowers in the global assembly line -- Assembling flowers -- Disciplined labor, identity, and gender -- Land, housing, money, and social networks -- Cultivating homes -- Epilogue : gendered development.
Summary Explores the links between agro-industrial employment in the context of economic adjustment programs and the individual experience of employment and economic change at the household level. This ethnographic study challenges the academic consensus that tra.
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Subject Cut flower industry -- Colombia.
Women -- Employment -- Colombia.
Sex role -- Colombia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Friedemann-Sánchez, Greta, 1966- Assembling flowers and cultivating homes. Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2006 0739109790 9780739109793 (DLC) 2005033716 (OCoLC)62342086
ISBN 9780739132975 (electronic bk.)
0739132970 (electronic bk.)
0739109790 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780739109793 (cloth ; alk. paper)