Download e-book for kindle: Wife or Worker?: Asian Women and Migration by Nicola Piper,Mina Roces

By Nicola Piper,Mina Roces

ISBN-10: 0742523772

ISBN-13: 9780742523777

ISBN-10: 0742523780

ISBN-13: 9780742523784

This quantity demanding situations the dominant discourse that perceives Asian ladies as both "mail-order" brides or abroad staff. delivering the 1st sustained critique of the synthetic analytical department among brides and employees, the e-book demonstrates women's transition from brides to staff and from employees to brides. targeting how ladies employees use marriage as a method to achieve citizenship and the way migrants for marriage turn into employees, the authors current those glossy Asian girls of their multidimensional roles as other halves, employees, moms, and voters.

The case reports discover a large gamut of reviews, together with Filipino caregivers in Canada, Thai intercourse employees in Germany, Filipino brides in Australia, Singaporean expatriates in Shanghai, Taiwanese households cut up among Taiwan and California, Asian migrants for marriage in Japan, and Filipino household helpers in Spain and Italy. All of those express the multiplicity of roles ladies keep and emphasize the purpose that marriage, paintings, and migration are inextricably linked.

Contributions by: Maria W. L. Chee, Michelle Lee, Deirdre McKay, Pat combine, Tomoko Nakamatsu, Rogelia Pe-Pua, Nicola Piper, Mina Roces, Katie Willis, and Brenda Yeoh.

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