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Industrial Stagnation and women's survival at the Siglo XX and Uncía Mines (1979)

  • Author(s): Delgado-P.,, Guillermo
  • Editor(s): Greaves, Thomas
  • Culver,, William
  • et al.
Abstract

Women who are spouses or companions of miners are under-recognised for their contributions to miner's livelihoods, both politically and economically. Nowhere has this been more apparent than in the violence-prone, state-owned mines of Bolivia, where the women of the camps have militated actively in their housewives unions, achieving national prominence.

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