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Global woman : nannies, maids, and sex workers in the new economy

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich; Arlie Russell Hochschild
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a remarkable pairing, two renowned social critics offer a groundbreaking anthology that examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide. Women are moving around the globe as never before. But for every female executive racking up frequent flier miles, there are multitudes of women whose journeys go unnoticed. Each year, millions leave Mexico, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Ehrenreich; Arlie Russell Hochschild
ISBN: 080506995X 9780805069952 0805075097 9780805075090
OCLC Number: 49942396
Description: vi, 328 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Love and gold / Arlie Russell Hochschild --
The nanny dilemma / Susan Cheever --
The care crisis in the Philippines : children and transnational families in the new global economy / Rhacel Salazar Parreñas --
Blowups and other unhappy endings / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo --
Invisible labors : caring for the independent person / Lynn May Rivas --
Maid to order / Barbara Ehrenreich --
Just another job? : the commodification of domestic labor / Bridget Anderson --
Filipina workers in Hong Kong homes : household rules and relations / Nicole Constable --
America's dirty work : migrant maids and modern-day slavery / Joy M. Zarembka --
Selling sex for visas : sex tourism as a stepping-stone to international migration / Denise Brennan --
Among women : migrant domestics and their Taiwanese employers across generations / Pei-Chia Lan --
Breadwinner no more / Michele Gamburd --
Because she looks like a child / Kevin Bales --
Clashing dreams : highly educated overseas brides and low-wage U.S. husbands / Hung Cam Thai --
Global cities and survival circuits / Saskia Sassen --
Migration trends : maps and chart / Robert Espinoza --
Appendix: Activist organizations.
Responsibility: Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild, editors.
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