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Title Global woman : nannies, maids and sex workers in the new economy / edited by Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild
Published London., [England] : Granta Books, [2003]


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Description vi, 328 pages ; 20 cm
Contents Introduction / Barbara Ehrenreich, Arlie Russell Hochschild -- Love and gold / Arlie Russell Hochschild -- The nanny dilemma / Susan Cheever -- The care crisis in the Philippines: children and transnational families in the new global economy / Rhacel Salazar Parreñas -- Blowups and other unhappy endings / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo -- Invisible labors: caring for the independent person / Lynn May Rivas -- Maid to order / Barbara Ehrenreich -- Just another job? The commodification of domestic labor / Bridget Anderson -- Filipina workers in Hong Kong homes: household rules and relations / Nicole Constable -- America's dirty work: migrant maids and modern-day slavery / Joy M. Zarembka -- Selling sex for visas: sex tourism as a stepping stone to international migration / Denise Brennan -- Among women: migrant domestics and their Taiwanese employers across generations / Pei-Chia Lan -- Breadwinner no more / Michele Gamburd -- Because she looks like a child / Kevin Bales -- Clashing dreams: highly educated overseas brides and low-wage U.S. husbands / Hung Cam Thai -- Global cities and survival circuits / Saskia Sassen -- Migration trends: maps and chart / Robert Espinoza -- Appendix: Activist organizations
Summary In a world shaped by mass migration and economic exchange on an ever- increasing scale, women are moving around the globe as never before. This anthology examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide
Analysis Labour economics
Women's studies
Notes Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2002
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 317-324
Subject Brothels.
Women immigrants -- Employment.
Women household employees.
Women foreign workers.
Women -- Employment.
Minority women -- Employment.
Author Ehrenreich, Barbara.
Hochschild, Arlie Russell, 1940-
ISBN 1862075883 paperback
Other Titles Nannies, maids and sex workers in the new economy