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Widding, Anne Elise
Global care work : gender and migration in nordic societies / Lise Widding Isaksen (Ed.)
Lund, Sweden : Nordic Academic Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  HD6168 .G56 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Employment -- Scandinavia -- Congresses
Women caregivers -- Scandinavia -- Congresses
Migrant labor -- Scandinavia -- Congresses
Women -- Scandinavia -- Social conditions -- Congresses
Subject Scandinavia -- Social policy -- Congresses
Physical Description 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: global care work in Nordic societies / Lise Widding Isaksen -- Au-pair migration and new inequalities: the transnational production of corruption / Helle Stenum -- The snake in the grass of gender equality: Au-pairing in women-friendly Norway / Mariya Bikova -- Cultural exchange or cheap domestic labour?: Constructions of 'au pair' in four Nordic countries / Catharina Calleman -- Doing gender equality: cleaners employed in Norwegian middle-class homes / Tove Ingebjørg Fjell -- Sex workers' transnational and local motherhood: presence and/or absence? / Hanne Marlene Dahl & Marlene Spanger -- Transnational care: the social dimensions of international nurse recruitment / Lise Widding Isaksen -- Care work and migration politics in Sweden / Ellinor Platzer -- Global care and Finnish social policy / Minna Zechner -- Public care work in private contexts: a historical perspective on the Swedish welfare state / Karin Carlsson -- Global domestic workers in Denmark: Labour market regulations, union representation, and solidarity strategies / Lise Lotte Hansen

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