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Global Care Work: Gender and Migration in Nordic Societies Lise Widding Isaksen

Global Care Work: Gender and Migration in Nordic Societies

Lise Widding Isaksen

Published March 1st 2011
ISBN : 9789185509485
Hardcover
240 pages
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Presenting empirical research on the lives of care workers, sex workers, au pairs, and their families, this anthology is a unique study of gender and migration. Written by researchers from Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, the account brings theMorePresenting empirical research on the lives of care workers, sex workers, au pairs, and their families, this anthology is a unique study of gender and migration. Written by researchers from Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, the account brings the Nordic example to the international debate on how globalization affects and commercializes women’s traditional work and analyzes the social and legal migration regulations. Uncovering some uncomfortable facts about new ethnic hierarchies, social class, and gender discrimination in these countries, this book is an essential read for those interested in migration, care work, and gender issues.