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Au Pairs' Lives in Global Context

Sisters or Servants?

R. Cox

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Palgrave Macmillan
27 November 2014
Far from being the preserve of middle-class women from Northern Europe, au pairing is now booming worldwide. This collection, the first dedicated entirely to examining the lives of au pairs, traces their experiences across five continents showing how this form of domestic labour and childcare is thriving in the twenty-first century.
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Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   4.483kg
ISBN:   9781137377470
ISBN 10:   113737747X
Series:   Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
Pages:   286
Publication Date:  
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Laurie Berg, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Mariya Bikova, University of Bergen, Norway Zuzana Sekerakova Burikova, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic Nicky Busch, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Rosie Cox, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Severine Durin, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropologia Social, Mexico Eleni Liarou, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Lene Lovdal, Norwegian Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud, Norway Jenny Moss, Justice for Domestic Workers, UK Mirza Aguilar Perez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Mexico Aoife Smith, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, Republic of Ireland Helle Stenum, Roskilde University, Denmark Elisabeth Stubberud, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

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