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Migrant women and work

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Published by Sage Publications in New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, Calif, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women migrant labor -- Asia,
  • Alien labor, Asian,
  • Women -- Employment -- Foreign countries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementeditor, Anuja Agrawal
    SeriesWomen and migration in Asia -- v. 4
    ContributionsAgrawal, Anuja, 1968-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6181.85 .E97 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17206302M
    ISBN 100761934561, 076193457X, 8178296063, 8178296071
    LC Control Number2006001094

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The focus of this book on women migrants from different coutries in South and Southeast Asia. It examines the experiences of women who have found work in either unskilled or skilled employment, as domestic workers, doctors, nurses, workers in the entertainment or sex industries or in other capacities.

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