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Author Chin, Christine B. N., 1963-
Title In service and servitude : foreign female domestic workers and the Malaysian "modernity" project / Christine B.N. Chin
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, ©1998
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 CAPAS Library  HD6072.2.M4 C48 1998    AVAILABLE    30620020027321
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  331.4 C4411 1998    AVAILABLE    30500101005661
Descript xxiv, 299 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-287) and indexes
1. Introduction -- 2. Arranging and Rearranging the Interior Frontiers of Society -- 3. "Boys, Amahs, and Girls": Domestic Workers of the Past and Present -- 4. The Malaysian-Philippine-Indonesian Maid Trade -- 5. Infrapolitics of Domestic Service: Strategies of, and Resistances to, Control -- 6. Modernity Via Consumption: Domestic Service and the Making of the Modern Malaysian Middle Classes -- 7. Conclusion
Subject Women household employees -- Malaysia
Foreign workers, Filipino -- Malaysia
Foreign workers, Indonesian -- Malaysia
Women -- Employment -- Malaysia
Master and servant -- Malaysia
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