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Women, gender, and diasporic lives : labor, community, and identity in Greek migrations

Author: Evangelia Tastsoglou
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2009.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evangelia Tastsoglou
ISBN: 9780739125410 0739125419 9780739134917 0739134914
OCLC Number: 289095883
Description: xi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: En/gendering the Greek diaspora(s) : theoretical and historical considerations / Evangelia Tastsoglou --
Greek migrant women in Germany : strategies of autonomy in diaspora / Maria Kontos --
Women networking for families : class, gender and ethnicity in job searches among Greek immigrants in New York / Anna Karpathakis and Helaine Harris --
The business of social change : gender and the ethnic enclave economy in the Greek immigrant community of Astoria / Maria Vouyouka-Sereti --
"The temptations of new surroundings" : family, state, and transnational gender politics in the movement of Greek domestic workers to Canada in the 1950s and 1960s / Evangelia Tastsoglou --
The Greeks in Canada : immigration, socio-economic mobility and ethnic identity / Efrosini Gavaki --
From Napster to MEGA : power, gender, and generation in a Greek-Canadian community / Anastasia N. Panagakos --
Women's status in the Greek colonies of Egypt / Matoula Tomara-Sideris --
Living diaspora "back home" : daughters of Greek emigrants in Greece / Georgina Tsolidis --
Gender and ethno-regional identity among Greek Australians : intersections / Vassiliki Chryssanthopoulou --
Black Greeks or white Africans? : landscapes of divergence and poetics of belonging / Marina Petronoti.
Responsibility: edited by Evangelia Tastsoglou.

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The reader who associates "home" and "identity" with single nations will be fascinated by this gendered analysis of Greek families and communities around the world. The section on gender and labor Read more...

 
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