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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: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
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: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393863-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9386-3
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... migrant workers affect temporality ...
Book Chapter

By June Hee Kwon
Published: 13 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... migrant workers entrepreneurs neoliberalism economic development (China) ...
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: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027461-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... in the new era of the post–Korean Wind. migrant workers entrepreneurs neoliberalism economic development (China) ...
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: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027461-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... the South Korean government accorded legal recognition to Korean Chinese as transnational ethnic migrant workers, through the Overseas Korean Act (1999) and revised visa regulations (2005). kinship migration marriage migration labor migration undocumented workers deportation Overseas Korean Act ...