Women's Employment and Changing Gender Relations in Puerto Rico

  title={Women's Employment and Changing Gender Relations in Puerto Rico},
  author={Alice E. Col{\'o}n Warren},
  journal={Caribbean Studies},
  pages={59 - 91}
  • A. C. Warren
  • Published 7 August 2011
  • Sociology
  • Caribbean Studies
This article discusses Helen Safa's analyses of the impact of development strategies and social policies on gender relations and women headed families in the Caribbean and Puerto Rico. The discussion focuses on findings of a research project regarding patterns of women's employment, autonomy, marital relations, family headship and poverty in Puerto Rico in the decade beginning in the year 2000, using excerpts from interviews conducted with women workers displaced from a clothing and a tuna… 

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