Global Care Work: Gender and Migration in Nordic Societies

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Presenting empirical research on the lives of care workers, sex workers, au pairs, and their families, this anthology is a unique study of gender and migration. Written by researchers from Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, the account brings the Nordic example to the international debate on how globalization affects and commercializes women's traditional work and analyzes the social and legal migration regulations. Uncovering some uncomfortable facts about new ethnic hierarchies, social class, and gender discrimination ...

Global Care Work: Gender and Migration in Nordic Societies 2011, Nordic Academic Press

ISBN-13: 9789185509485

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