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Controlling and Protecting White Women: The State and Sentimental Forms of Coercion, 1850–1917

Andrew Urban

in Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

By 1882, federal immigration officials had assumed sole responsibility for determining who qualified as eligible to enter the United States. By the 1890s, they also wielded the power to deport ... More


Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Andrew Urban

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Brokering Servitude examines how labor markets for domestic service were identified, shaped, and governed by philanthropists, missionaries, commercial offices, and the state. Because household ... More


Negotiating Social Positions: Religion, Class, and Race

Francisca Yuenki Lai

in Maid to Queer: Asian Labor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528332
eISBN:
9789888268115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528332.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The chapter addresses the intersectionality of religion, class, and race on the formation of gender and sexual subjectivities of Indonesian domestic workers in Hong Kong. It firstly addresses the ... More


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