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When women come first : gender and class in transnational migration

Author: Sheba Mariam George
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Helps understand the intricate interplay of gender, race, and class. This book examines an immigration pattern to analyze what happens when women who migrate before men become the breadwinners in the  Read more...

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George, Sheba Mariam, 1966-
When women come first.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607629599
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheba Mariam George
ISBN: 0520243188 9780520243187 0520243196 9780520243194
OCLC Number: 56493582
Description: xviii, 259 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Contradictions of gender when women immigrate first --
Work: nursing, women's networks, and men 'tied to a stake' --
Home: redoing gender in immigrant households --
Community: creating Little Kerala and the paradox of 'men who play' in the church --
Transnational connections: the Janus-faced production of an immigrant community --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Sheba Mariam George.
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