The Force of Domesticity: Filipina Migrants and Globalization

by

Write The First Customer Review

Taking as her subjects migrant Filipina domestic workers in Rome and Los Angeles, transnational migrant families in the Philippines, and Filipina migrant entertainers in Tokyo, Parrenas documents the social, cultural, and political pressures that maintain women's domesticity in migration, as well as the ways migrant women and their children negotiate these adversities. Parrenas examines the underlying constructions of gender in neoliberal state regimes, export-oriented economies such as that of the Philippines, protective ...

The Force of Domesticity: Filipina Migrants and Globalization 2008, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814767351

Trade paperback

Select
The Force of Domesticity: Filipina Migrants and Globalization 2008, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814767344

Hardcover

Select