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Author Blofield, Merike.

Title Care work and class : domestic workers' struggle for equal rights in Latin America / Merike Blofield
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 185 pages)
Contents Preface and acknowledgments -- List of acronyms -- Introduction -- Domestic workers in Latin America today -- Overcoming elite resistance -- Working in chronic informality -- Bolivia and Costa Rica : social mobilization and reform from the bottom up -- Uruguay and Chile : basic universalism versus top-down incrementalism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Index
Summary "Examines the movement for labor reform among domestic workers in Latin America. Explores how domestic workers' mobilization, strategic alliances, and political windows of opportunity can lead to improved rights"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Equality -- Latin America.
Household employees -- Latin America -- Social conditions.
Industrial relations -- Latin America.
Labor movement -- Latin America -- History -- 21st century.
Social classes -- Latin America.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0271055545 (electronic bk.)
0271058897 (electronic bk.)
9780271055541 (electronic bk.)
9780271058894 (electronic bk.)