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Dirty work : immigrants in domestic service, agriculture, and prostitution in Sicily

Author: Jeffrey Cole; Sally S Booth
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dirty Work explores the lives and work of recent immigrants from Africa, Asia, and elsewhere to the southern Italian region of Sicily. Using extensive research, Jeffrey E. Cole and Sally S. Booth focus on the experiences of foreigners employed in domestic service, prostitution, and agriculture."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cole, Jeffrey, 1958-
Dirty work.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)654785456
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Cole; Sally S Booth
ISBN: 9780739117231 0739117238 9780739117248 0739117246
OCLC Number: 71581718
Description: xiii, 163 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The world comes to Sicily --
Family support --
The food chain --
Trading in people, selling sex --
Beyond Sicily.
Responsibility: Jeffrey E. Cole and Sally S. Booth.
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