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Author Cheng, Shu-Ju Ada, 1964-
Title Serving the household and the nation : Filipina domestics and the politics of identity in Taiwan / Shu-Ju Ada Cheng
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2006
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HD6072.2.T28 C48 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020659067
 人文社會聯圖  HD6072.2.T28 C48 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020226346
Descript ix, 277 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-271) and index
Introduction : serving the household and the nation -- The localization of global trade in domestic service -- Recruitment agencies : recruiters of labor, agents of power -- Facing aliens at home : space of intimacy, space of power -- Weaving sojourning truth -- When the personal meets the global -- Church as the space of belonging and resistance -- Conclusion : homemaking and nation-building
Subject Women domestics -- Taiwan
Women migrant labor -- Philippines
Alien labor, Philippine -- Taiwan
Nationalism -- Taiwan
Alien labor -- Political aspects
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