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Lutz, Helma
Vom Weltmarkt in den Privathaushalt. English
The new maids : transnational women and the care economy / Helma Lutz ; translated by Deborah Shannon
Alternate Title Transnational women and the care economy
London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HD6072 .L88 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women household employees -- Western countries
Women immigrants -- Employment -- Western countries
Sex role and globalization
Physical Description viii, 241 p. ; 22 cm
Note Originally published in German as: Vom Weltmarkt in den Privathaushalt : die neuen Dienstmädchen im Zeitalter der Globalisierung. 2nd ed. Opladen ; Farmington Hills, Mich. : B. Budrich, 2008
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-229) and index
Contents New division of domestic labour -- Household as a global market for women's labour -- Domestic work and lifestyles : methods and first results -- Domestic work, a perfectly normal job? -- Exploitation or alliance of trust? Relationship work in the household -- Transnational motherhood -- Being illegal -- Migrant women in the globalization trap?
Summary Addresses the lifestyles of immigrant women working as domestic workers as maids in modern Western households

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