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The Global Context of Gendered Labor Migration from the Philippines to the United States

James A. Tyner

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter places gendered labor migration from the Philippines to the United States in a global context. It considers the argument that the migration of Filipinos to the United States and to other ... More


Niara Sudarkasa: Inspiring Black Women’s Leadership

Erica Lorraine Williams

in The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042027
eISBN:
9780252050763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Niara Sudarkasa’s trajectory as a scholar, activist, and higher education administrator. Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and educated at Fisk University, Oberlin College, and ... More


Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Emir Estrada

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Kids at Work is the first book to look at the participation of child street vendors in the United States. The children portrayed in this book are the children of undocumented Latinx immigrants who ... More


“I Get Mad and I Tell Them, ‘Guys Could Clean, Too!’”

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 5 underlines how gender shapes the way this study's girls and boys experience this occupation and how the children and the families create gendered expectations as well as strategies for ... More


Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Nicole Constable

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282018
eISBN:
9780520957770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Born Out of Place focuses on the largely invisible and easily overlooked topic of babies born to migrant worker mothers. Such a focus brings to light the flaws and unintended consequences of ... More


Immigration and Domestic Work: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Bridget Anderson

in Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the case of domestic and caring work as a site where the social construction of labour is revealed and contested, and examine the tensions manifest in immigration controls when ... More


Landscapes

Hilary A. Hallett

in "Go West, Young Women!": The Rise of Early Hollywood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274082
eISBN:
9780520953680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274082.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The prologue provides the necessary scene setting in early film history, the history of American women, and the story of the settlement of modern Los Angeles that allows a variety of readers, both ... More


Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Chigusa Yamaura

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

How do the Japanese men and Chinese women who participate in cross-border matchmaking—individuals whose only interaction is often just one brief meeting—come to see one another as potential marriage ... More


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