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Michel, Sonya

Gender, Migration, and the Work of Care

Michel, Sonya - Gender, Migration, and the Work of Care, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Caring Around the Pacific Rim

1. Introduction
Sonya Michel, Ito Peng

2. Intersections of Migrant Care Work: An Overview
Fiona Williams

Part II. Everyday Realities and Cultures of Care

3. Immigrant Women and Home-Based Elder Care in Oakland, California’s Chinatown
Cynthia Cranford, Jennifer Jihye Chun

4. Home Care for Elders in China’s Rural-Urban Dualism: Care Workers’ Fractured Experiences
Liu Hong

5. Caring for Your Children: How Mexican Immigrant Mothers Experience Care and the Ideals of Motherhood
Gabrielle Oliveira

Part III. All (Global) Politics are Local

6. Responses to Abuse Against Migrant Domestic Workers: A Multi-scalar Comparison of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Shanghai
André Laliberté

7. Out of Kilter: Changing Care, Migration and Employment Regimes in Australia
Deborah Brennan, Sara Charlesworth, Elizabeth Adamson, Natasha Cortis

8. Closing the Open Door? Canada’s Changing Policy for Migrant Caregivers
Monica Boyd

9. Explaining Exceptionality: Care and Migration Policies in Japan and South Korea
Ito Peng

Part IV. From the Global to the Local, and Back Again

10. The Grassroots-Global Dialectic: International Policy as an Anchor for Domestic Worker Organizing
Jennifer N. Fish, Moriah Shumpert

11. The Intimate Knows No Boundaries: Global Circuits of Domestic Worker Organizing
Eileen Boris, Megan Undén

12. Out of Focus: Migrant Women Caregivers as Seen by the ILO and the OECD
Rianne Mahon, Sonya Michel

Part V. Going Global?

13. Care Going Global? Afterword
Shahra Razavi

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Migration, Social Care

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319550862
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-55085-5

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