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Issue: 8.1: Fall 2009
Guest Edited by Gisela Fosado and Janet R. Jakobsen
Valuing Domestic Work

Recommended Reading

Anderson, Bridget. Doing the Dirty Work?: The Global Politics of Domestic Labour. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000.

Boris, Eileen, and Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, eds. Intimate Labors: Care, Sex, and Domestic Work. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2010.

Chang, Grace. Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000.

Clark-Lewis, Elizabeth. Living In, Living Out: African American Domestics and the Great Migration. New York: Kodansha America, 1996.

Cobble, Dorothy Sue. The Sex of Class: Women Transforming American Labor. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007.

Dill, Bonnie Thornton. Across the Boundaries of Race and Class: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Work and Family Among Black Female Domestic Servants. New York: Garland, 1993.

Ehrenreich, Barbara, and Arlie Russell Hochschild, eds. Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy. New York: Henry Holt, 2002.

Glenn, Evelyn Nakano. "Caring and Inequality." Women's Labor in the Global Economy: Speaking in Multiple Voices. Ed. Sharon Harley. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007, 46-61.

Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette. Doméstica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2001.

Parreñas, Rhacel Salazar, ed. Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration and Domestic Work. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001.

Rollins, Judith. Between Women: Domestics and their Employers. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1985.

Sassen, Saskia. The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo. 2nd ed. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press: 2001.

Tuominen , Mary C. We Are Not Babysitters: Family Childcare Providers Redefine Work and Care. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2003.

Zimmerman, Mary K., Jacqueline S. Litt, and Christine E. Bose, eds. Global Dimensions of Gender and Carework. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006.

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