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Author George, Sheba Mariam, 1966-

Title When women come first : gender and class in transnational migration / Sheba Mariam George.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.4889141 G293w 2005    ---  Available
Description xviii, 259 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-249) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Contradictions of gender when women immigrate first -- Work: nursing, women's networks, and men 'tied to a stake' -- Home: redoing gender in immigrant households -- Community: creating Little Kerala and the paradox of 'men who play' in the church -- Transnational connections: the Janus-faced production of an immigrant community -- Conclusions.
Subject Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
East Indians -- United States -- Social conditions.
Women immigrants -- Social conditions.
Women -- Employment.
Women immigrants -- Employment -- Social aspects.
Nurses -- Social conditions.
Sex role.
Man-woman relationships.
Man-woman relationships -- India.
ISBN 0520243196 (pbk.: acid-free paper)
9780520243194 (pbk.: acid-free paper)
0520243188 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780520243187 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 267883137
YDXCP 2182827

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