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Gender, migration, & domestic service

Author: Janet Henshall Momsen
Publisher: Oxfordshire : Taylor & Francis, 1999.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Henshall Momsen
OCLC Number: 77079821
Notes: Title from summary screen, viewed on December 19, 2006.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Maids on the move / Janet Henshall Momsen --
PART I. North America --
Is this Canada?: domestic workers' experience in Vancouver, BC / Geraldine Pratt in collaboration with the Philippine Women Centre --
Jamaican domestics, Filipina housekeepers and English nannies: representations of Toronto's foreign domestic workers / Bernadette Steill, Kim England --
Making maids: United States immigration policy and immigrant domestic workers / Doreen Mattingly --
PART II. South America --
Race and domestic service: migration and identity in Ecuador / Sarah A. Radcliffe --
Transcending gendered boundaries: migration for domestic labour in Chile / Katina Pappas-Deluca --
PART III. Europe --
Overseas domestic workers in the European Union: invisible women / Bridget Anderson --
Role of ethnicity in shaping the domestic employment sector in Britain / Rosie Cox --
Cinderella need not apply: a study of paid domestic work in Paris / Rekha Narula --
Domestic work abroad: a necessity and an opportunity for rural women from the Goriška borderland region of Slovenia / Ana Barbič, Inga Miklavčič-Brezigar --
PART IV. Africa --
'Home is where the children are': a qualitiative study of migratory domestic workers in Mmotla village, South Africa / Tessa Le Roux --
Working in the city: the case of migrant women in Swaziland's domestic service sector / Miranda Miles --
PART V. Asia --
Interlinking trajectories: migration and domestic work in India / Parvati Raghuram --
Maids in space: gendered domestic labour from Sri Lanka to the Middle East / Munira Ismail --
'Learning the ways of the priyayi': domestic servants and the mediation of modernity in Jakarta, Indonesia / Rebecca Elmhirst --
Foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong and their role in childcare provision / Vicky C.W. Tam --
Singapore women and foreign domestic workers: negotiating domestic work and motherhood / Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Shirlena Huang --
Conclusion: future trends and trajectories / Janet Henshall Momsen.
Other Titles: Gender, migration, and domestic service
Responsibility: [edited] by Momsen, Janet Henshall.
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