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Migrant Workers and the Right to Non-discrimination and Equality

Shauna Olney and Ryszard Cholewinski

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter examines the right of migrant workers to non-discrimination and equality in international law. It refers in particular to international labour standards and the work of the International ... More


Migration, Gender, and the Limits of Rights

Siobhan Mullally

in Human Rights and Immigration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701170
eISBN:
9780191770579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701170.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the significance of gender in three areas of law relating to migration: human trafficking, migrant domestic workers, and gender-related asylum law. Human rights norms, properly ... More


1945 to the Present

Tony Kushner

in Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter follows the earlier one in this section on female migrant domestic work but covers the period from 1945 to the present. It explores how refugee domestic servants were remembered in ... More


From Registered Nurse to Registered Nanny

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Drawing on interviews with domestic workers, government representatives and nanny agents, Canada's program to import domestic workers from the Philippines is interpreted through a Foucauldian lens. ... More


Working Feminism

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Working Feminism looks at key concepts and debates within feminist theory and puts them to work concretely in relation to the real problems faced by Filipina domestic workers and Asian youth in ... More


Creating New Spaces of Politics: Nanay: A Testimonial Play

Geraldine Pratt

in Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669981
eISBN:
9781452946726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669981.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes the formation and development of Nanay: A Testimonial Play, an attempt by the author of this book and the Philippine Women Centre of British Columbia to bring their research on ... More


Song Flies Home

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter asks how western researchers might do other than recycle orientalist representations of ‘third world women’. It is an experiment in performative writing that considers two kinds of ... More


Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669981
eISBN:
9781452946726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669981.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In a developing nation like the Philippines, many mothers provide for their families by traveling to a foreign country to care for someone else’s. This book focuses on Filipino overseas workers in ... More


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