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Author Briones, Leah.

Title Empowering migrant women : why agency and rights are not enough / Leah Briones
Published Farnham : Ashgate, [2009]


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 MELB  331.408624 Bri/Emw  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Gender in a global/local world
Gender in a global/local world.
Contents Pt. I. Victims Or Victors? Filipina Domestic Workers in Paris and Hong Kong -- 1. Capability and International Labor Migration for Domestic Work -- 2. Development: The Structural Context of Global Domestic Work Migration -- Pt. II. Agency and Filipina Overseas Domestic Work -- 3. Empty Agency: The Oppressed Third World Woman -- 4. Beyond Rights: Embodying and Empowering Agency -- Pt. III. Agency, Capability and Filipina Overseas Domestic Workers -- 5. The FODW Institution -- 6. A Capability Approach to Agency -- 7. Agency, Capability and the Migrant Domestic Worker -- Pt. IV. Conclusion -- 8. A Capable Agency Approach: Livelihood, Resources and Human Rights -- App. 1. Respondents' Profiles -- App. 2. Profiles of NGOs and Associations Contacted during Fieldwork -- App. 3. Typical Migration Cycle of a Migrant Worker -- App. 4. RESPECT - Migrant Domestic Workers Charter of Rights: Rights, Equality, Solidarity, Power, Europe, Cooperation, Today
App. 5. Interview Schedule (English Version)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Women migrant labor -- France -- Paris.
Women migrant labor -- China -- Hong Kong.
Women household employees -- France -- Paris.
Women household employees -- China -- Hong Kong.
Migrant labor -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- France.
Migrant labor -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- China -- Hong Kong.
LC no. 2008045427
ISBN 9780754675327 hardback
0754675327 hardback