When Care Work Goes Global

When Care Work Goes Global

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We know that migration systems link the women who migrate and the households and organizations that employ domestic and care workers, but how do these migration systems work, and more importantly, what are their impacts on the sending as well as the receiving societies? How do sending and receiving societies regulate womena€™s migration for care work and how do these labour market exchanges take place? How is reproductive labour changed in the receiving society when it is done by women who are subject to multifaceted othering/racializing processes? When Care Work Goes Global seeks to answer these questions.Indeed, this is one of the main reasons that live-in domestic work is predominantly done by immigrants, not only those who are ... Compared to their male compatriots, who found work in manual and low-paying jobs such as building, painting oranbsp;...

Title:When Care Work Goes Global
Author:Professor Wenona Giles, Professor Valerie Preston, Professor Mary Romero
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-09-28


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