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Construction of masculinity and railway culture: Chilean state railway companies, 1857-1980


Triple Keywords
Buildings--Design and construction
Building design
Western architecture (Western countries)
Architecture, Western (Western countries)
Context (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general--Context
Situation (Linguistics)
Child socialization
Social education


Rail culture has been a breeding ground for hegemonic masculinity in virtually all parts of the world. In Chile, for more than 160 years, the State Railways Company was set up in a secularised space in which, across all its branches, the categories of exclusive and closed masculinity were replicated. This article analyses the conditions of this gender building process in the company of the country’s most important state for territorial articulation and connectivity. Its importance is marked by its role as a model institution in forcible industrialisation from the middle of the 19th century to its decline at the end of the 20th century. The areas of socialisation of masculinidadeLa culture reproduction a space of reproduction of the masculinité hégémonique dans pratiquement tout le monde are characterised. Au Chili depuis plus of 160 ans the Compagnie des Chemins de fer de l’État a constitué dans un espace sécularisé dans leicksalement, dans tous ses domaines, les catégories ont été reproduites d’une masculinité exclusive et fermée. Sont analysées les conditions de ce processus de construction du genre dans l’entreprise de l’Etat la plus important du pays pour l’articulation et connectivité territoriale. SA relevance est marquée par le fait d’être l’institution modèle dans l’Industrialisation fordiste depuis le milieu du XIXe siècle. Les domaines desocialisation des masculinités sont nétérisés dans le monde desociaire dans le contexte d’une culture qui rend invisible le féminin en la reléguant à une altérité indirecte.s in the rail world in the context of a culture that invisibilises the female by relegating it to a vicarian alteridad.

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