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Azteca Y Moderna Essay

1082 words - 5 pages

Por generaciones y generaciones habido conflicto sobre el papel que tienen las mujeres en la sociedad. Desde el principio del tiempo la sociedad y los medios de comunicación han retratado a las mujeres como personas pasivas. En la sociedad actual no han cambiado mucho las cosas, todavía hay muchas personas que piensan que el lugar de la mujer es en el hogar. Esto puede verse en la cultura azteca y en la cultura moderna de hoy en día.
La sociedad azteca estaba avanzada y paseaban tres fortalezas ya que su estructura de complementariedad de género, una especialización exitosa de mano de obra, así como una alta eficiencia en socialización que permitió la cultura azteca a retransmitir a sí mismo. Las relaciones de género en la cultura azteca se basaron en una estructura de complementariedad de género. La sociedad azteca era dividido por el género sin embargo las mujeres eran el corazón de las casas las que cuidaban a las familias y también la mujer estaba para tener a hijos, mientras que los hombres andaban trabajando afuera de la caza, pescando, o luchando en las guerras.
Desde el momento en que la mujer nacía en la sociedad azteca la partera le decía a la niña que su deber era en el hogar como el corazón a un cuerpo. En la cultura de los aztecas las niñas crecían en la casa viendo y aprendiendo de sus madres los trabajos domésticas de una mujer. Estas tareas incluían los tejiendos, hilando algodón, moler maíz y cómo utilizar el telar. La parte más importante de la vida de una mujer era su casa. Las mujeres eran responsables de mantener limpio el hogar. En la sociedad azteca, cuando la chica llegaba a la edad para el matrimonio como a los veinte años las familias se unían para escoger el marido y empezar hacer los arreglos de la boda sobre el calendario azteca. La mujer se tenía que casar para empezar un nueva etapa de su vida en su propia casa. Una vez casados el hombre podía tener más de una esposa pero solo la primera esposa podía tener la ceremonia y también sólo los hijos de la primera esposa podían heredar.
La sociedad estaba dominada por los hombres. Eran considerados la cabeza del hogar. Sin embargo las mujeres comenzaron a tener poder cuando los líderes empezaron a exigir un pago de impuestos. Esto llevó a las mujeres que se adaptaran a sus tejidos como la demanda de impuestos aumentado; cambiaron las formas y los tamaño del huso para abastecer la demanda. Poco a poco las mujeres comenzaron a crecer en el campo de trabajo eran vendedores en el mercado; vendían alimentos, y telas. Las mujeres comenzaron a mantener posiciones como árbitros oficiales para resolver los problemas comerciales que surgieron en el mercado. Las mujeres tenían mucho que se esperaba de ellas manteniendo todo en la casa que era la limpieza y el cuidado de los niños. La mujer azteca era fuerte y trabajadora es similar la mujer en la sociedad actual.
El papel de la mujer en la sociedad ha ido cambiando poco a poco en las décadas pasadas. Ahora...

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