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Cox, Rosie

Au Pairs’ Lives in Global Context

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Rosie Cox

Part I. Au Pairs in the UK

2. ‘Pink Slave’ or the ‘Modern Young Woman’? A History of the Au Pair in Britain
Eleni Liarou

3. ‘Good Families’ and the Shadows of Servitude: Au Pair Gossip and Norms of Au Pair Employment
Zuzana Sekeráková Búriková

4. When Work Doesn’t Pay: Outcomes of a Deregulated Childcare Market and Au Pair Policy Vacuum in the UK
Nicole Busch

5. Migrant Domestic Workers, the National Minimum Wage and the ‘Family Worker’ Concept
Jenny Moss

Part II. Au Pairs in the Nordic Countries

6. In a Minefield of Transnational Social Relations: Filipino Au Pairs between Moral Obligations and Personal Ambitions
Mariya Bikova

7. Bane and Boon; Gains and Pains; Dos and Don’ts … Moral Economy and Female Bodies in Au Pair Migration
Helle Stenum

8. ‘It’s Not Much’: Affective (Boundary) Work in the Au Pair Scheme
Elisabeth Stubberud

9. Au Pairs in Norway: Experiences from an Outreach Project
Lene Løvdal

Part III. The Au Pair Experience in the Rest of Europe

10. Ethnicity and the Au Pair Experience: Latin American Au Pairs in Marseille, France
Séverine Durin

11. Part of the Family? Experiences of Au Pairs in Ireland
Aoife Smith

Part IV. Au Pairs in the New World

12. Hiding in Plain Sight — Au Pairs in Australia
Laurie Berg

13. The Cosmopolitan Dilemma: Fantasy, Work and the Experiences of Mexican Au Pairs in the USA
Mirza Aguilar Pérez

14. ’she Doesn’t Think It Will Work Out’: Why Au Pairs in the USA Leave Their Host Family Early
Christine Geserick

15. Conclusion: When is a Worker Not a Worker? Tackling the Contradictions of Au Pairing
Rosie Cox

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Work, Migration, Family, Social Policy, Children, Youth and Family Policy, Sociology, general

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship Series
Page amount
273 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137377487
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47796-8

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