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ISBN: 1862075883 / ISBN-13: 9781862075887

Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy

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This anthology examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide. In a world shaped by mass migration and ... Show synopsis

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  • Global Woman: Nannies, Maids and Sex Workers in the New Economy (Granta Books) – Mass-market paperback (2003)
    by Barbara Ehrenreich (Editor), Arlie Russell Hochschild (Editor)

    Global Woman: Nannies, Maids and Sex Workers in the New Economy

    Mass-market paperback, Granta Books
    2003
    288 pages

    ISBN: 1862075883
    ISBN-13: 9781862075887

    This anthology examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide. In a world shaped by mass migration and economic exchange on an ever-increasing scale, women are moving around the globe as never before. Every year, millions leave Mexico, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Eastern Europe to work in the homes, nurseries and brothels of the First World - from Vietnamese mail-order brides to Mexican nannies in LA, from Thai girls in Vietnamese brothels to Czech au pairs in the UK. In the new ... Show more

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mishv

the world behind ours

by mishv on Jul 17, 2008

A riveting and heart breaking look into the lives of domestic workers in America. If you've thought about getting an au pair because it was making all your friends' lives easier, read this book first. Showing all the many sides to the global economy and family pictures of women all over the economic scale, "Global Woman" is a must read for any woman truly wanting to be enlightened.

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