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Author Briones, Leah.

Title Empowering migrant women : why agency and rights are not enough / Leah Briones
Published Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 231 pages)
Series Gender in a global/local world
Gender in a global/local world.
Contents Victims or victors? Filipina domestic workers in Paris and Hong Kong -- Agency and Filipina overseas domestic work -- Agency, capability and Filipina overseas domestic workers -- Conclusion
Summary Based on insights from Filipina experiences of domestic work in Paris and Hong Kong, this volume breaks through the polarized thinking and migration-centric policy action on the protection of migrant women domestic workers from abuse to link migrants' rights and victimization with livelihood, migration and development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-228) and index
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Subject Foreign workers, Filipino.
Women migrant labor -- Philippines.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008045427
ISBN 0754675327 (hbk.)
0754696677 (electronic bk.)
9780754675327 (hbk.)
9780754696674 (electronic bk.)