Discourses as Control Devices in the Mining Culture: Tensions in the Integration of Women in Chilean Mining

Citation:

Salinas, Paulina. 2013. “Discourses as Control Devices in the Mining Culture: Tensions in the Integration of Women in Chilean Mining.” International Journal of Communication 7: 1835-51.

Author: Paulina Salinas

Annotation:

This article addresses the discourses that the mining culture sustains and the tensions associated with the integration of women into the sites of large Chilean copper mines. It discusses the discourses, understanding that they are central cultural systems in understanding speech, behavior, and control mechanisms that are reproduced through language. (Salinas, 2013, p. 1835).

Topics: Economies, Extractive Industries, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Livelihoods Regions: Americas, South America Countries: Chile

Year: 2013

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