Exploring the globalization of reproductive labour, this book expands a traditional focus on domestic workers and presents an important analysis of the international migration of professional nurses and religious care workers. The study covers a range of countries in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.
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Author Biography - Nicola Yeates
NICOLA YEATES is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences at the Open University, UK. She has published extensively around issues of globalization, social policy and migration. Her recent books include Globalisation and Social Policy, Understanding Global Social Policy and Social Justice: Welfare, Crime and Society. She is co-Editor of Global Social Policy: Journal of Public Policy and Social Development, a member of the editorial team of Global Applied Sociology and a member of the international advisory board of Translocations: the Irish Migration, Race and Social Transformation Review (www.imrstr.dcu.ie).