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Parreñas, Rhacel Salazar
The force of domesticity : Filipina migrants and globalization / Rhacel Salazar Parreñas
New York : New York University Press, c2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HD6095 .P37 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women foreign workers -- United States
Women household employees -- United States
Household employees -- United States
Foreign workers, Philippine
Filipino Americans -- Social conditions
Physical Description x, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-207) and index
Contents Introduction : Filipina migrants and the force of domesticity -- Gender ideologies in the Philippines -- Patriarchy and neoliberalism in the globalization of care -- Gender and communication in transnational migrant families -- The place and placelessness of migrant Filipina domestic workers -- The derivative status of Asian American women / Rhacel Salazar Parreñas and Winnie Tam -- The U.S. war on trafficking and the moral disciplining of migrant women -- Conclusion : analyzing gender and migration from the Philippines
Series Nation of newcomers

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