Servants of Globalization Women, Migration, and Domestic Work

ISBN-10: 0804739226

ISBN-13: 9780804739221

Edition: 2001

Authors: Rhacel Parrenas

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Largely based upon interviews with domestic workers in Rome and Los Angeles, this study exposes the troubling aspects of globalisation and economic migration as it directly affects women from the Philippines.
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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 4/23/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Rhacel Salazar Parreñasis Professor of American Civilization at Brown University. She is the author ofServants of Globalization: Women, Migration and Domestic WorkandChildren of Global Migration: Transnational Families and Gendered Woes, and the co-editor ofAsian Diasporas: New Conceptions, New Formations.

Introduction: Migrant Filipina Domestic Workers in Rome and Los Angeles
The Dislocations of Migrant Filipina Domestic Workers
The Philippines and the Outflow of Labor
The International Division of Reproductive Labor
The Transnational Family: A Postindustrial Household Structure with Preindustrial Values
Intergenerational and Gender Relations in Transnational Families
Contradictory Class Mobility: The Politics of Domestic Work in Globalization
The Dislocation of Nonbelonging: Domestic Workers in the Filipino Migrant Communities of Rome and Los Angeles
Conclusion: Servants of Globalization: Different Settings, Parallel Lives
App. A: Characteristics of the Samples
App. B: Tables
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