Illegal. Unamerican. Disposable. In a nation with an unprecedented history of immigration, the prevailing image of those who cross our borders. Contents Introduction Breeding Ignorance, Breeding Hatred Chapter 1: Undocumented Latinas: The New Employable Mother Chapter 2: The Nanny Visa: The. Disposable Domestics by Grace Chang, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy. 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.
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Grace Chang’s vital account domesfics immigrant women–who work as nannies, domestic workers, janitors, nursing aides, and homecare workers–proves just the opposite: 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.
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Visit our Beautiful Books dispoasble and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Review quote “Since Grace Chang’s Disposable Domestics was first published fifteen years ago, it has not only become a major classic in feminist studies, but has helped to make transnational analyses of reproductive labor central to our understanding of race and gender in the twenty-first century.
Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy by Grace Chang
Davis “Grace Chang’s Disposable Domestics is as timely and relevant now as it was when it was first written. As debates rage over ‘immigration reform, ‘ Chang exposes the outlandish myth that corporate interests, big agriculture, and liberal Democrats represent enlightened voices standing against mass deportation and xenophobia.
Instead she reveals a long history of collusion between the U. Structural adjustment policies force them to leave home; labor, welfare, and educational policies deny them basic benefits and protections; employers deny them a living wage.
Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy
But as Chang also shows us, the forces of racism, misogyny, and neoliberalism have never succeeded in denying these women dignity, personhood, or power. Disposablle decade and a half later, they are still here and still fighting for the workers of the world.
Disposable Domestics reveals how these women, servicing the economy as domestics, nannies, maids, and janitors, are vilified by politicians and the media.
Living Inside and Outside the American Dream show more. About Grace Chang Grace Chang is a writer and activist, joining in struggles for the rights of migrant women and women of color in the United States. She teaches about social science research methods and ethics; women resisting and surviving violence in all forms; and grassroots, transnational, feminist social justice movements.
She is founding director of WORD Women Of color Revolutionary Dialoguesa support group for women and queer and trans people of color building community through spoken word, political theater, music, dance and film. Foreword by Alicia Garza writer and Oakland-based activist.
Garza is one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter, an organization founded in after the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. She is a MacArthur fellow and dispodable named one of Time ‘s world’s most influential people in She is the author of The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America.
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