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Asian women as transnational domestic workers

Asian women as transnational domestic workers

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Academic in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women domestics -- Foreign countries,
  • Alien labor, Asian -- Foreign countries,
  • Women -- Employment -- Foreign countries,
  • Asians -- Employment -- Foreign countries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Shirlena Huang, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Noor Abdul Rahman.
    SeriesGender and women studies
    ContributionsHuang, Shirlena., Yeoh, Brenda S. A., Noor Abdul Rahman.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 428 p. :
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19292531M
    ISBN 109812103864
    OCLC/WorldCa63114549

    This paper explores the notion of an emerging transnational or transregional labor solidarity of foreign workers across the Southeast and East Asian region as well as Europe by investigating migration as an instrument of political transformation through the concept of transnationalism. Asian Women as Transitional Domestic Workers Article in The Journal of Asian Studies 66(01) February with 7 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

      Saudi women’s increasing absence from the home has thus—in conjunction with the on-going construction of domestic work as women’s work—increased the dependence on foreign domestic workers. In addition, the Saudi state is itself the largest employer of women (Doumato, p. ), subsidizing women’s careers in education and health. This chapter focuses on a gendered discourse of South Asian women’s malleability or being naram, understood as the intrinsic capacity and also learned capability of South Asian women to accommodate themselves to different sociocultural virtue of being naram, many domestic workers perceive themselves to be ideal transnational subjects, able to adjust to the temporariness and.

    In Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait, Attiya Ahmad explores experiences of conversion to Islam amongst South Asian women who have migrated to Kuwait as domestic workers. Emphasising these conversions as everyday processes rather than inherently dramatic turning points, Ahmad’s book offers a holistic and intimate portrait grounded in her. Book Description: Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics brings together groundbreaking essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American feminisms, feminist of color work, and transnational feminist scholarship.


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A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Asian Women As Transnational Domestic Workers (Gender and Women Studies)Cited by: Once an occupation traditionally associated with poor rural women who migrated to cities in search of work, paid domestic work is now a transnational occupational niche for millions of women from Asia's less well-off countries-including the Philippines, Indonesia, Burma, Sri Lanka, and India-who embark on sojourns to the richer countries of the world-such as Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong.

International Workshop on Contemporary Perspectives on Asian Transnational Domestic Workers ( Singapore). Asian women as transnational domestic workers.

Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors. Buy Asian Women as Transnational Domestic Workers Asian women as transnational domestic workers book and Women Studies) by Huang, Shirlena, Yeoh, Brenda S.

A., Abdul, Noor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Shirlena Huang, Brenda S. Yeoh, Noor Abdul. Asian Women as Transnational Domestic Workers by Shirlena Huang, Brenda S. Yeoh, and Noor Abdul Rahman, eds. Annals of the Association of American Cited by: 2.

This volume challenges the dominant discourse that perceives Asian women as either "mail-order" brides or overseas workers. Providing the first sustained critique of the artificial analytical. Transnational Migration and Work in Asia analyzes workers motivations and rationalities, highlighting the similarities of migration experiences throughout Asia.

Presenting in-depth case studies of the real-life experiences and problems faced by migrant workers, the book discusses migrants’ relations with the state and their vulnerability to. asian women as transnational domestic workers Of relevanc e to our argum ent is the “ar ticulation theor y” of Kearney (), Po rtes () and Meilla ssoux (; ).

Afsar, R. () “Conditional Mobility: The Migration of Bangladeshi Female Domestic Workers”, in S. Huang, B. Yeoh and N. Rahman (eds.) AsianWomen as.

Bonded Servitude of Foreign Domestic Workers in the US, UAE, and Denmark: Project compares the legal servitude of domestic workers in countries with different migrant and welfare regimes.

It bridges discussions on female labor migration and human trafficking., $20, Summary. This book examines how language is a central resource in transforming migrant women into transnational domestic workers.

Focusing on the migration of women from the Philippines to Singapore, the book unpacks why and how language is embedded in the infrastructure of transnational labor migration that links migrant-sending and migrant-receiving countries. Title: Asian Women as Transnational Domestic Workers: Authors: Yeoh, Saw Ai Brenda Huang, Swee Lian Shirlena: Issue Date: Publisher: Marshall Cavendish.

The book's three parts cover the historical formation of intimate work, the emergence and transformation of the ideal image of Asian women as good wives and wise mothers, and the international migration of Asian women.

The forms of intimate work treated include housework, sex work, elder care, childcare, and marital duties. Author: Walter Goebel Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: Get Books.

Locating Transnational Ideals Locating Transnational Ideals by Walter Goebel, Locating Transnational Ideals Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Locating Transnational Ideals books, This volume defines versions of the transnational in their historical and.

Regarding Saudi Arabia, see Graeme Hugo, “Indonesian International Domestic Workers: Contemporary Developments and Issues,” in Shirlena Huang, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, and Noor Abdul Rahman, eds., Asian Women as Transnational Domestic Workers (Singapore: Marshall Cavendish, ), p.

83; regarding the UAE, see Gamburd, “Advocating for Sri Lankan Migrant Workers,” p. 66. This book comprises contributions from a distinguished group of international researchers who examine the historical development of “new women" and “good wife, wise mother,” women’s roles in socialist and transitional modernity and the transnational migration of domestic and sex workers as well as wives.

Book Review Asian Women as Transnational Domestic Workers. Edited by Shirlena  Huang, Brenda S. A. Yeoh, and Noor  Abdul Rahman. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, (). Class and Status Mobility of Filipina Local and Transnational Domestic Workers. Asian Journal of Women's Studies: Vol.

13, No. 4, pp. "Valerie Francisco-Menchavez's work advances a burgeoning literature on both care work and transnational families in creative and significant ways. This book will make a significant intervention in the literature on transnational domestic workers, their families, and definitions of family."--Eileen Boris, coauthor of Caring for America: Home.

Wee, Vivienne and Amy Sim(): ‘Hong Kong as a Destination for Migrant Domestic Workers’. Asian Women as Transnational Domestic Workers (ed. by Shirlena Huang, Brenda Yeoh and Noor Abdul Rahman). Singapore: Marshall Cavendish: 53– Google Scholar.

4. The CHAMPSEA study. The paper builds on a multi-method cross-sectional research programme 5 (also known as CHAMPSEA) that investigates impacts of parental transnational labour migration on the health and well-being of left-behind children in four Southeast Asian countries – Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

The CHAMPSEA Study collected both quantitative (around Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait. By Attiya Ahmad. Attiya Ahmad Attiya Ahmad is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at The George Washington University. It also examines the gendered juridicopolitical aporias that characterize the transnational domestic work sector, aporias that place.domestic migrant workers, migrant worker organisations in both countries remain under-unexplored.4 3 Data on transnational migration in the region is extremely difficult to verify due to the large numbers of ‘illegal’ or ‘unofficial’ migrants.

4 In the case of Malaysia, the work of Tenaganita, Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO), SUARAM.