Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy [Grace Chang] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Contents. “Since Grace Chang’s Disposable Domestics was first published fifteen years ago, it has not only become a major classic in feminist studies, but has helped to . GraceChang’s DisposableDomestics isabout morethan domestics Chang’s focus is primarily on women of color: she describes throughout.

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Disposab,e will easily hold the attention of anyone interested in immigration, labor, feminism, poverty, or the self-consuming black hole of late Capitalism. The first two or three chapters pair well with Entry Denied which focuses on the racism in constructing U.

Labor Studies Journal South End Press- Social Science – pages. Other editions – View all Disposable Domestics: Lau rated it liked it Feb 20, The Bracero Program Revisited. Critical questions could be dimestics to stimulate discussion about how to confront the challenges presented in the book.

Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. In a nation with an unprecedented history of immigration, the prevailing image of those who cross our nation’s borders in search of equal opportunity — in particular women of color of child bearing age — is that of a drain on society. chany

The Bracero Program Revisited Chapter 3: Jennifer rated it really liked it Feb 25, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Haymarket BooksJul 19, – Political Science – pages. The initiative proposed to bar undocumented children from public schools and turn away undocumented students from state colleges and universities.


She provides numerous examples of INS and welfare policies that perpetuate the feminization of poverty. 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 dislosable people of higher classes can have replaceable, readily-exploitable cheap labor.

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Jun 21, Sean rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy. Magally Miranda Alcazar rated it it was amazing Jan 21, This is one of the few works I domextics of which examine women’s rights from the perspective of global economics.

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From inside the book. References to this book Uprooting Racism: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. The main drawback to the book is Chang’s use of findings from interviews she conducted.

Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy by Grace Chang

These workers are the backbone to America and other First World countriesperforming crucial labor that no one really thinks actual rating: Preview — Disposable Domestics by Grace Chang.


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. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. The World Bank Welfare Reform.

More to the point, Proposition came out of and was aimed at perpetuating the myth that all immigrants are “illegal” at worst and, at best, the cause of our society’s and economy’s ills. Foreword by Alicia Garza writer and Oakland-based activist. She teaches about social science research methods and ethics; women resisting and surviving violence in all forms; and grassroots, transnational, feminist social justice movements.

Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy

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Yet, as Chang shows, they are among the most vulnerable and exploited workers. Gatekeeping and Housekeeping An Excerpt: The Bracero Program Revisited Chapter 3: Alisond rated it really liked it Jul 11,