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Gender, work and migration : agency in gendered labour settings

Author: Megha Amrith; Nina Sahraoui
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Series: Studies in migration and diaspora.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megha Amrith; Nina Sahraoui
ISBN: 9780415788526 0415788528
OCLC Number: 1022084286
Description: xiv, 206 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of FiguresSeries Editor's PrefaceAcknowledgments Notes on Contributors Introduction (Megha Amrith and Nina Sahraoui)Part I: Migrant Workers in Feminised Sectors: Meanings of Work1. Emotional Labour in the Care Industry: Workers' Best Asset or Biggest Threat? (Nina Sahraoui)2. `Here We Don't Only Receive Orders' (Dis)empowering Care Labour in Madrid and Paris (Paloma More)3. Cleanliness, Affect and Social Order: On Agency and its Ambivalences in the Context of Cleaning Work (Kathe von Bose)Part II: Migrant Agency, Mobilisations and Resilience in Precarious Contexts4. Dignity of Labour: Activism among Filipina Domestic Workers in Singapore and Barcelona (Megha Amrith)5. Migrant Women in Trade Unions: Domestic Service Activism in France (Colette Le Petitcorps)6. Gender, Mobility and Precarity: The Experiences of Migrant African Women in Cape Town, South Africa (Belinda Dodson)Part III: Transforming Gender Relations7. Gender Roles and Relations within Bolivian Migrant Networks: Ambivalent Transgressions, Regressions and New Autonomies (Maria Jose Oomen Liebers and Sarah Kunz)8. Two Generations of Women living in Sao Paulo's Comunidades: Changing Education and Employment Patterns for Immigrant Mothers and Sao Paulo born Daughters (Simone Buechler)9. Precarity, Gender Capital, and Structures of (Dis) Empowerment in the Neoliberal Service Economy (Patricia Matos)10. Gulf Migration and Changing Patterns of Gender Identities in a South Indian Muslim Community (Holly M. Hapke and Devan Ayyankeril)Conclusion (Megha Amrith and Nina Sahraoui)Index
Series Title: Studies in migration and diaspora.
Responsibility: edited by Megha Amrith and Nina Sahraoui.

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