Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age is a wide-ranging essay collection that puts low-wage women workers at the front and center of its project. The collection came out of a series of meetings between scholars and activists over a half decade to discuss the havoc neoliberalism has wreaked on women’s and families’ lives. The collection reflects these meetings’ breadth of focus. It examines the numerous troublesome day-to-day realities workers face and the occupational hazards of being women and immigrants in the United States in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Immigrant women continue to struggle—as generations of women have—to earn a living in both formal and informal economies. What is new about their experiences, the book reveals, are the additional forms of economic and sexual exploitation on which the globalized market system thrives. As a whole, Immigrant Women Workers...

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