Work, Market and Gender: Chiapanecan women corn toast producers

Keywords: Gender, Women producers


The book describes the commitment to the development of a research project, the authors in their concern to analyze the conditions of poverty and precariousness in which some families of Chiapas find themselves, identify the intervention strategies of women within the homes and their roles in domestic and care work, as well as their relationship with the ecosystem and particularly with corn.

This is how the researchers converge to study the women toasters, where they consolidate an interesting work using the different disciplinary approaches that each one possesses, this to enrich the project and show in a profound way the living conditions of the women toast producers . To do this, they use quantitative and qualitative research methods that allow them to collect information on their population of interest.


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Author Biography

Claudia Isabel Soria Contreras, Universidad Autónoma del estado de Morelos

Licenciada en Diseño Gráfico por la Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, México.  Actualmente es maestrante del posgrado en Imagen, Arte, Cultura y Sociedad de la Universi dad Autónoma del estado de Morelos, México. Se especializa en la generación de imágenes  sociales y culturales en los grupos indígenas.


Blanca M. Díaz Hernández, Martha Patricia Ochoa Fernández, Teresa Ramos Maza y Socorro Cancino Córdova. (2015) Trabajo, Mercado y Género: Mujeres Chiapanecas productoras de tostadas de maíz, Ed. Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur y Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (México)