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Disposable Domestics : Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy (Paperback) (Grace Chang)

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Illegal. Unamerican. Disposable. In a nation with an unprecedented history of immigration, the prevailing image of those who cross our borders in search of equal opportunity is that of a drain. Grace Chang's vital account of immigrant women—who work as nannies, domestic workers, janitors, nursing aides, and homecare workers—proves just the opposite: the women who perform our least desirable jobs are the most crucial to our economy and society.Disposable Domestics highlights the unrewarded work immigrant women perform as caregivers, cleaners, and servers and shows how these women are actively resisting the exploitation they face.

Number of Pages: 234
Genre: Political Science, Social Science, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Labor, Labor + Industrial Relations, Social Classes
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Grace Chang
Language: English
Street Date: July 19, 2016
TCIN: 50241248
UPC: 9781608465286
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-6689
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