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Title Home and hegemony : domestic service and identity politics in South and Southeast Asia / edited by Kathleen M. Adams and Sara Dickey
Published Ann Arbor ; [England] : University of Michigan Press, [2000]
Ann Arbor ; [England] : University of Michigan Press, c2000


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Description viii, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Negotiating Homes, Hegemonies, Identities, and Politics / Sara Dickey and Kathleen M. Adams -- Mutual Exclusions: Domestic Workers and Employers on Labor, Class, and Character in South India / Sara Dickey -- Transfers of Knowledge and Privileged Spheres of Practice: Servants and Employers in a Madras Railway Colony / Rachel Tolen -- Service or Servitude? The Domestication of Household Labor in Nepal / Saubhagya Shah -- Always Home, Never Home: Visayan "Helpers" and Identities / Jean-Paul Dumont -- Inside the Home and Outside the Family: The Domestic Estrangement of Javanese Servants / G. G. Weix -- Negotiated Identities: Humor, Kinship Rhetoric, and Mythologies of Servitude in South Sulawesi, Indonesia / Kathleen M. Adams -- Nurture for Sale: Sri Lankan Housemaids and the Work of Mothering / Michele Ruth Gamburd -- Dependents in the Master's House: When Rock Dulls Scissors / Louise H. Kidder -- Dolls, T-Birds, and Ideal Workers: The Negotiation of Filipino Identity in Hong Kong / Nicole Constable -- Gender, Islam, and Nationality: Indonesian Domestic Servants in the Middle East / Kathryn Robinson -- Ambiguous Hegemonies: Identity Politics and Domestic Service / Karen Tranberg Hansen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Household employees -- Southeast Asia.
Household employees -- South Asia.
Identity politics -- South Asia.
Identity politics -- Southeast Asia.
Minorities -- Employment -- South Asia.
Minorities -- Employment -- Southeast Asia.
South Asia -- Ethnic relations.
Asia, Southeastern -- Ethnic relations.
Author Adams, Kathleen M., 1957-
Dickey, Sara.
LC no. 99055617
ISBN 047211106X (hardback)
9780472111060 (hardback)