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Author Pratt, Geraldine.

Title Families apart [electronic resource] : migrant mothers and the conflicts of labor and love / Geraldine Pratt.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxxv, 263 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Enterprising women, failing children: living within the contradictions of neo(liberalism) -- Waiting and the trauma of separation -- Listening to mothers' stories -- Creating new spaces of politics: Nanay: a testimonial play -- Acting on attachments: intimate witness to state violence in the Philippines.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Foreign workers, Philippine -- Canada.
Women foreign workers -- Canada.
Women household employees -- Canada.
Filipinos -- Canada.
Working mothers -- Canada.
Immigrant families -- Canada.
Mother and child -- Philippines.
Philippines -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Philippine Women Centre of B.C.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780816669981 (hc alk. paper)
9780816669998 (pb alk. paper)
9780816680092 (e-book)

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