Index
Aconcagua valley, women workers in, 7,
266–267, 279–280
Activism. See Labor activism; Union
activism
Acuerdo Marco, 75–77, 79–80, 82, 84–
85, 109
afl-cio, and labor law reforms, 31–32
Agrarian reform: under Allende, 16; and
forestry industry, 345–346; and gender
roles, 269–270, 275–276; impact on
women, 268; and wife beating, 276–
277
Agriculture industry: conditions of, 262;
and pine plantations, 355–356; union
a≈liation in, 100–101. See also Fruit
industry; Women workers
Allende, Salvador, rule of: and ‘‘Chilean
Road to Socialism,’’ 16–19; constitution
used by, 30; and democracy in Chile,
19; and economy, 3, 17; and equality,
56; and labor, 17, 83; and land reform,
304; overthrow of, 14. See also Popular
Unity (Unidad Popular)
Anaconda Copper Company, 210, 212–213
Animals, wild, and forest fumigation,
356–357
Apparel industry. See Textile industry
Argentine economic crisis, impact of: on
Chilean economy, 12, 55; on Madeco,
196–197; on textile industry, 149
Armed forces, Chile’s, 20, 50
Arrate-Thayer agreement of 1997, 89–90
Artela, workers at, 155
Asian economic crisis, impact of: on
Chilean economy, 12, 55; on Codelco,
252; on Madeco, 196–197, 199; on
salmon industry, 322
Aylwin, Patricio, rule of, 49, 57; and
Acuerdo Marco, 75–77, 82, 84–85; and
consensus, 99; and cut, 75, 83, 112;
and labor, 57, 74–88, 94–95; Pino-
chet’s influence on, 50–51; and social
action, 83; and social concertation, 71;
and union membership, 112
Bankruptcies, in textile industry, 129, 132
Bargaining, collective. See Collective
bargaining
Barnes, Harry, 45
Benefits, worker, 217–218, 227–228
Bichara, conditions at, 138
Bin Mafouz group, 130
Bío-Bío river, 339, 341
Birth control, 270, 274
Blue-collar workers: and consumption,
178–179; at Madeco, 172–173; and
white collar unions, 194–195
Bonilla, Oscar, 20
Bourdieu, Pierre, 185–186
Braden Copper Company, conditions at,
213
Brass mill workers, 187–188, 193, 195
Brazilian economic crisis, impact of: on
Chilean economy, 55; on Madeco, 196–
197; on textile industry, 149
Buena Esperanza (estate), 344, 353
Buena Esperanza union, 344–345
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