Kitchen Spoon's Handle Transnationalism and Sri Lanka's Migrant Housemaids

ISBN-10: 0801486440

ISBN-13: 9780801486449

Edition: 2000

Authors: Michele Ruth Gamburd

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 10/19/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 1.078

Introductionp. 1
Labor Migration: National and International Contextsp. 25
Administrative Structures: Getting a Job Abroadp. 48
Moneylenders: Crucial Resources and Crippling Interest Ratesp. 75
Agency: Women's Work Experiences Abroadp. 99
Control of Remittances: Prosperity and the Extended Familyp. 123
Caste Relations: Social Mobility and Land Reformp. 151
Breadwinners No More: Masculinity in Fluxp. 173
Migrant Mothering: On Love and Moneyp. 193
Immoral Maid and Abusive Employer: The Horror Story Genrep. 209
Conclusionp. 232
An Orthography of Spoken Sinhalap. 245
Calculating Inflation in Sri Lankap. 248
Bibliographyp. 251
Indexp. 267
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