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Published: 19 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376910-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7691-0
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
Published: 25 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391340-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004561-048
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0456-1
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393863-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9386-3
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... Chapter 2 investigates how the dissident work practices of migrant domestic workers can be understood as deploying hidden tactics vis-à-vis their employers to appropriate the political script of liberal citizenship. It argues that these accounts of creative resistance are absent in the recent...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... migrant workers affect temporality ...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... Liu Zhenyun migrant worker hukou identity denotation ...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... This chapter uses Liu Zhenyun’s 2007 novel Wo jiao Liu Zhenyun [ I Am Liu Yuejin ] to reflect on shifting understandings of society and identity in contemporary China. The novel follows a migrant worker in contemporary Beijing, who finds himself caught up in a complicated set of overlapping...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
...Migration and Shifting Identities This essay addresses the extent to which export-oriented factories in the textile and garment industries have a specific mode of mediating migrant workers’ experiences of inequality (in its broadest sense), their moral valuation of their labor...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... This essay addresses the extent to which export-oriented factories in the textile and garment industries have a specific mode of mediating migrant workers’ experiences of inequality (in its broadest sense), their moral valuation of their labor, and their desires. All of these elements have been...
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By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... transnational migration citizenship migrant workers domestic work sector Indian Ocean/ Kuwait / Arabian Peninsula / Persian Gulf ...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... of a Northeastern identity among migrant workers overlapped with ideals of work and worker. popular culture working-class community workers’ everyday life ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter examines the assemblage of processes, policies, and systems of governance that designate and discipline South Asian migrant domestic workers into a “temporary population” in Kuwait. This assemblage positions domestic workers as dual agents of reproduction: tasked with the everyday...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... This chapter examines three recent documentaries that focus on the children of migrant workers and their access to education. These documentaries include Jocelyn Ford’s Nowhere to Call Home , Lixin Fan’s Last Train Home , and Ji Dan’s When the Bough Breaks . These films dramatize conflicts...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... affective labor domestic work households migrant domestic workers ...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... This chapter considers the safety of the body and the issue’s underbelly, namely the necessary management of danger for migrant workers in violent times. Focusing on intracommunal struggles and their tense resolution—zooming in on one high-profile assassination—the ethnography shows dancers...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
...’ experiences of suspension are produced through a number of macro- and microlevel socioeconomic processes that tether workers to household spaces. These migrant women are subject to a number of everyday forms of interrelation, disciplining, and governance that produce and consolidate their role as dual agents...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-095
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Eusebio Tapia Aruni was one of three cousins from the same Aymara peasant community near Viacha who joined the guerrilla organization in Ñancahuazú in January 1967. A migrant worker in La Paz, he had become enthusiastic about the Communist Party in 1963: “I wanted the revolution to triumph so...