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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy.   

Global Dimensions of Gender and Carework

Mary K. Zimmerman, Jacquelyn S. Litt, Christine E. Bose - Business & Economics - 2006 - 400 pages
A provocative collection on women's paid and unpaid carework, examining the lives of the women at the center of new global dynamics.
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Serving the Household and the Nation: Filipina Domestics and the Politics of ...

Shu-Ju Ada Cheng - Business & Economics - 2006 - 277 pages
Serving the Household and the Nation is an absorbing sociological study of the globalization of domestic service. Using the case of Filipina domestics in Taiwan, Cheng examines ...
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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

Barbara Ehrenreich - Business & Economics - 2001 - 221 pages
The sharp social critic and author of Blood Rites looks underneath the illusion of American prosperity at poverty and hopelessness in America.
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The Commercialization of Intimate Life: Notes from Home and Work

Arlie Russell Hochschild - Social Science - 2003 - 313 pages
Looking at a series of intimate moments that affect people, the author of three "New York Times" Notable Books offers fresh essays on how everyday lives are shaped by modern ...
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Poverty in the American Dream: Women & Children First

Karin Stallard, Barbara Ehrenreich, Holly Sklar - Political Science - 1983 - 64 pages
Analyzes the impact of social service cutbacks, changes in the job market, and victim-blaming myths like the Black matriarchy theses of Daniel Patrick Moynihan and George Gilder.
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The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work

Arlie Russell Hochschild - Social Science - 2001 - 316 pages
A groundbreaking analysis of the "work/family balance" explores the tenuous relationship between career and family commitment and challenges the growing encroachment of the ...
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The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling, Twentieth Anniversary ...

Arlie Russell Hochschild - Social Science - 2003 - 327 pages
Praise for the first edition: "Profoundly original. . .terribly important."--Studs Terkel ""The Managed Heart "is written so accessibly that it appeals to both the academic and ...
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