To meet woman of these goals, women find themselves unable to tell the police because they have over-stayed their documentation, because they know no one else in US who will give them temporary shelter. Best book I've read in a very long time.
While I agree with the review about "the topics are clearly delineated between domestic workers, cheap labor and the sex trade" and that the book is "excellent for libraries, research and the well-read individual," I disagree on the careful, fact-filled study.
The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Title Page. Anyways, then I saw her with the guy. Many affluent men don't spend their weekends fixing a leaky pipe, mowing the lawn, or cleaning the gutters. This collection of essays was quite informative on often hidden or avoided topics, the role of migrant women in the global economy working as household help and as prostitutes-- in essence, taking over the domestic roles that women become too busy, too powerful, or just too disinterested and rich to play in their own household.
Also, I realized that due to the fact that the authors of the essays are different but they all focus on the same subject there were many ideas that were repeated throughout the book. The reading gets dry sometimes, and is often academic in tone, but some of the articles like, the one on sex workers by Kevin Bales and another on the conflict between the daughter-in-law, mother-in-law and the domestic maid by Pei-Chia Lan, are very interesting.
Her closing argument is that Western women employing nannies and the nannies they employ are more similar than we might think — they're both working women who've chosen to put their energy away from their own kids and into building a career.
In an article discussing how Philippines women are leaving the home for better opportunities abroad as nannies and domestic workers, the author implies a sense of blame to the affluent women who are breaking up Filipino homes.
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To hear the stories of many women who are kidnapped or sold by their families and forced into prostitution is heartwrenching.