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Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy. The book could also be used as the basis for a participatory debate, providing the opportunity to use the many important examples in the book to counter myths that emanate from a pervasive anti-immigrant ideology. These women take care of our children and our old, while sustaining the privileged life of the middle- and upper-class. Open Preview See a Problem?
Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy
To ask other readers questions about Disposable Domesticsplease sign up. Mara rated it it was amazing Oct 24, While she cites examples of historical immigration policies that exploit male workers such as the bracero programher analysis here is intentionally framed by a gender lens.
References to this book Uprooting Racism: Books by Grace Chang. South End Press Amazon. The initiative proposed to bar undocumented children from public schools and turn away undocumented students from state colleges and universities. Grace Chang’s book shows a world that is always out of the limelight-the domestic workers. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy.
Breeding Ignorance Breeding Hatred. More to the point, Proposition came out of and was aimed at perpetuating the myth that all chan are “illegal” at worst and, at best, the cause of our society’s and economy’s ills.
The Bracero Program Revisited Chapter 3: Gatekeeping and Housekeeping An Excerpt: Maribel Rubio rated it it was amazing Aug 31, She dispoasble numerous examples of INS and welfare policies that perpetuate the feminization of poverty. Other editions – View all Disposable Domestics: The main drawback to the book is Chang’s use of findings from interviews she conducted.
Follow her on Dmestics aijenpoo. The Bracero Program Revisited Chapter 3: Breeding Ignorance, Breeding Hatred Induring one of the worst, but certainly not unprecedented, systematic attacks on immigrants chagn the United States, immigrants and their allies began grae T-shirts bearing the face of an indigenous man and the slogan, “Who are you calling illegal, Pilgrim? The book is rich with examples of both anti-immigrant myths widely espoused in U. These policies lead to a “multiracial race to the bottom” in which “the most vulnerable low-wage and poverty-wage contingent workers are falling to the same plight and often competing for the same exploitative and hazardous work.
This classic work sheds light on the lives and struggles of immigrant women domestic workers. Dani Massaro rated it really liked it Nov 04, Refresh and try again.
Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy by Grace Chang
Alisond rated it really liked it Jul 11, Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy. Breeding Ignorance Breeding Hatred.
It unveils many root causes of systemic racism as well as ways that the government and big cooperations are using to keep the poor poor so that people of higher classes can have replaceable, readily-exploitable cheap labor. Garza is one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter, an organization founded in after the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. D rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Rosie rated it really liked it Mar 01, dipsosable Sep 23, Hannah marked it as to-read.
Changg we look at contemporary popular films, few themes seem to tap the fears or thrill the American imagination more than that of the timeless space alien invading the United States, and statespeople have snatched grave this popular image to rouse public support for Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy. Cgang End Press, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Nov 03, Zack added it. Grace Chang’s vital account of immigrant women’s experiences proves just the opposite: Induring one of the worst, but certainly not unprecedented, systematic attacks brace immigrants to the United States, immigrants and their allies began sporting T-shirts bearing the face of an indigenous man and the slogan, “Who are you calling illegal, Pilgrim?
Specifically, this was in direct response to a campaign that had been brewing for years in policy circles and “citizen” groups, culminating in California state’s Proposition The initiative proposed to bar undocumented children from public schools and turn away undocumented students from state colleges and universities.
This is a work you can reach for whenever your belligerent friends and relatives start discussing immigration reform code speak for pro-white nationalism.
The Bracero Program Revisited. The New Employable Mother Chapter 2: Although the book would be most valuable when read in its entirety, individual chapters could also be used in isolation.