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Nursing & empire : gendered labor and migration from India to the United States

Author: Sujani K Reddy
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nursing and Empire draws on archival research and life history interviews to focus on the migration and settlement of the Indian nurses who formed the first female dominated migration pattern from India to the United States during the Cold War. Reddy argues that this movement must be understood as part of the shifts within Anglo-American capitalist imperialism that have tied the development of nursing labor in India  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sujani K Reddy
ISBN: 9781469625072 1469625075
OCLC Number: 905298052
Description: xi, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Feminizing the Christian medical mission --
Searching for Salome --
Reconstructing the imperial nation --
Remaking mother India --
From Kerala to America --
Putting the "foreign" in nurse im/migration --
Indian nurses navigate the U.S. division of nursing labor --
Workers and wives.
Other Titles: Nursing and empire
Responsibility: Sujani K. Reddy.

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In this rich interdisciplinary study, Sujani Reddy examines the consequential lives of Indian nurses whose careers have unfolded in the contexts of empire, migration, familial relations, race, and  Read more...

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