Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
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Domestica by Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
Book DescriptionIn this enlightening and timely work, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo highlights the voices, experiences, and views of Mexican and Central American women who care for other people's children and homes, as well as the outlooks of the women who employ them in Los Angeles. The new preface looks at the current issues facing immigrant domestic workers in a global context.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520251717
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
Paradise Transplanted, Paperback (October 2014)
Reveals how successive conquests and diverse migrations have made Southern California gardens, and in turn how gardens influence social inequality, work, leisure, status, and our experiences of nature and community.
Nation and Migration, Paperback (July 2009)
Covering a broad range of nationalities and topics, the essays that make up this book suggest that there are many borders to cross in the new scholarship on nation and migration.
God's Heart Has No Borders, Paperback (August 2008)
Features an account of the contribution to immigrant rights made by religious activists in post-1965 and post-9/11 America. This work provides an understanding of the role of religion in social movements and demonstrates the nonviolent power of religious groups to address social injustices.
Gender and U.S. Immigration, Paperback (July 2003)» View all books by Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
Resurgent immigration is one of the most powerful forces disrupting and realigning everyday life in the United States and elsewhere, and gender is one of the fundamental social categories shaping immigration patterns. This collection of essays brings together work on this subject.
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Author Biography - Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo is Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California.
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