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Child Labor in Brazil and Uruguay  

Marcia Guedes Vieira

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Oct 2018
The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 12.5 million children and adolescents under the age of fifteen currently working in Latin America and the Caribbean. Of these, ... More

Domestic Service and Labor Laws in Chile and Argentina, 1931–1956  

Inés Pérez and Elizabeth Hutchison

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Feb 2017
The regulation of labor relations and social rights substantially changed workers’ lives over the course of the 20th century. Domestic service, however, was only poorly and belatedly ... More

Labor and Resistance to the International Monetary Fund  

Dustin Walcher

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May 2019
Since the immediate post–World War II era, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has played a leading role in the political, economic, and social lives of Latin Americans. Its role has ... More

The Labor Movement and Sugar Industry in Tucumán in the 1960s and 1970s  

Silvia Nassif

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Aug 2019
The province of Tucumán, Argentina, has been used as a test case for the fallacious “theory of the two demons” because it is both where a guerrilla movement formed in 1974 and where the ... More

Masculinities, Consumption, and Domesticity during the Perón Era  

Natalia Milanesio

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May 2019
Supported by a multiclass alliance including the working class and some sectors of industry and the military, Juan Domingo Perón’s government (1946–1955) industrialized the country, ... More

The Middle Class in Argentina  

Ezequiel Adamovsky

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Feb 2016
Since the mid-19th century, Argentine society has undergone significant demographic shifts. The expansion of capitalism and the growing complexity of the state apparatus increased the ... More

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