2005, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Asian women as transnational domestic workers / edited by Shirlena Huang, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Noor Abdul Rahman. International Workshop on Contemporary Perspectives on Asian Transnational Domestic Workers (2004 : Singapore)

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Asian women as transnational domestic workers / edited by Shirlena Huang, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Noor Abdul Rahman
 
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Physical Description
  • xvii, 428 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Published
  • Singapore : Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2005.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Asian women as transnational domestic workers /​ edited by Shirlena Huang, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Noor Abdul Rahman.
Author
  • International Workshop on Contemporary Perspectives on Asian Transnational Domestic Workers (2004 : Singapore)
Other Authors
  • Huang, Shirlena.
  • Yeoh, Brenda S. A.
  • Noor Abdul Rahman.
  • Marshall Cavendish Academic.
Published
  • Singapore : Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2005.
Physical Description
  • xvii, 428 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
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Summary
  • "This volume is an attempt to enhance not only academic research on transnational domestic workers, but also inform governments, nongovernmental organisations, and civil society groups in their efforts to derive appropriate policies and make recommendations to address the problem related to Asian transnational domestic workers."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents
  • Introduction. Asian women as transnational domestic workers /​ Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Shirlena Huang and Noor Abdul Rahman
  • Part 1: Sending countries. Chapter 1. Caring for the World: Filipino Domestic Workers Gone Global /​ Maruja M.B. Asis
  • Chapter 2. Indonesian International Domestic Workers: Contemporary Developments and Issues /​ Graeme Hugo
  • Chapter 3. "Lentils There, Lentils Here!" Sri Lankan Domestic Labour in the Middle East /​ Michele Ruth Gamburd
  • Chapter 4. Conditional Mobility: The Migration of Bangladeshi Female Domestic Workers /​ Rita Afsar
  • Chapter 5. Global Maid Trade: Indian Domestic Workers in the Global Market /​ Parvati Raghuram. Part 2: Receiving Countries. Chapter 6. Hong Kong as a Destination for Migrant Domestic Workers /​ Vivienne Wee and Amy Sim
  • Chapter 7. Surrogate Family, Disposable Labour and Stratified Others: Transnational Domestic Workers in Taiwan /​ Pei-Chia Lan
  • Chapter 8. "Dignity Overdue": Transnational Domestic Workers in Singapore /​ Noor Abdul Rahman, Brenda S.A. Yeoh and Shirlena Huang.
  • Chapter 9. Neither at Work nor at home: Asian Transnational Domestic Workers in Malaysia /​ Christine B.N. Chin
  • Chapter 10 Burmese housemaids as Undocumented Workers in Thailand /​ Mika Toyota
  • Chapter 11. Success Stories? Filipina Migrant Domestic Workers in Canada /​ Deirdre McKay. Part 3: Comparative Countries. Chapter 12. Changing Trends in Paid Domestic Work in South Korea /​ Hye-Kyung Lee
  • Chapter 13. Unpaid Domestic Work: Gender, State Policy and the Labour Market in Japan /​ Tomoko Nakamatsu
  • Chapter 14. Male Breadwinners and White Australians: The Role of Employment and Immigration Policies in Shaping Domestic Labour Patterns in Australia /​ Janeen Baxter.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Also available online (Table of contents)
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9789812103864
Dewey Number
  • 331.48164046
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