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She teaches about social science research methods and ethics; women resisting and surviving violence in all forms; and grassroots, transnational, feminist social justice dispisable.
This is a work you can reach for whenever your belligerent friends and relatives start discussing immigration reform code speak for pro-white nationalism.
Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy by Grace Chang
The New Employable Mother. Other editions – View all Disposable Domestics: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Informative and frighteningly more relevant today than when it originally published. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lau rated it liked it Feb 20, References to this chant Uprooting Racism: It also proposed to deny the undocumented an array of public benefits and social services, including prenatal and preventive care such as immunizations.
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Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy
The World Bank Welfare Reform. Throughout US history, immigration has been viewed and intentionally constructed as plague, infection or infestation and immigrants as disease social and physicalvarmints or invaders.
The work is relevant and imminently teachable. Chang dismantles recent arguments in favor ggrace curbing immigration and eliminating access to education, health care, and welfare, such as the anti-immigrant Proposition in California. Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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These policies lead to a “multiracial race to the bottom” in which “the most vulnerable low-wage and poverty-wage contingent workers are falling to the same plight and domsstics competing for the same exploitative and hazardous work. Gatekeeping and Housekeeping An Excerpt: Contact Contact Us Help.
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She is the author of The Age trace Dignity: Foreword by Alicia Garza writer and Oakland-based activist. This is one of the few works I know of which examine women’s rights from the perspective of global economics. Follow her on Twitter aijenpoo. South End Press- Social Science – pages.
Grace Chang’s vital account of immigrant women’s experiences proves just the opposite: If we look at contemporary popular films, few themes seem to tap the fears or thrill the American imagination more than that of the timeless space alien invading the United States, and statespeople have snatched up this popular image to rouse public support for. The Bracero Program Revisited.
While the overt purpose of this voter initiative was to curtail immigration, ostensibly by restricting the use of public benefits and social services by undocumented immigrants, the real agenda behind it was to criminalize immigrants for presumably entering the country “illegally” and stealing resources from “true” United States citizens.
This will easily hold the attention of anyone interested in immigration, labor, feminism, poverty, or the self-consuming black hole of late Capitalism. Selected pages Title Page.
For example, how do union organizing strategies need to change to meet the needs of the growing low-wage contingent workforce and to meet the challenge of employer anti-immigrant union-busting tactics? Books by Grace Chang. Emplyable but “Not Employed” Chapter 4: Asian American Feminists Breathe Fire. Angela rated cyang liked it Aug 09, Aug 23, Erin rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. The Bracero Program Revisited.