Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
E-Books/E-Docs

Title Intimate labors [electronic resource] : cultures, technologies, and the politics of care / edited by Eileen Boris and Rhacel Salazar Parreņas.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Social Sciences, 2010.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 340 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Technologies of caring labor : from objects to affect / Ariel Ducey -- The transmission of care : affective economies and Indian call centers / Kalindi Vora -- Foreign and domestic : adoption, immigration, and privatization / Laura Briggs -- Selling genes, selling gender : egg agencies, sperm banks, and the medical market in genetic material / Rene Almeling -- Gender labor : transmen, femmes, and collective work of transgression / Jane Ward -- Traveling cultures of servitude : loyalty and betrayal in New York and Kolkata / Seemin Qayum and Raka Ray -- My reward is not money : deep alliances and the end of life care among Mexicana workers and their wards / Maria de la Luz Ibarra -- Cultures of flirtation : sex and the moral boundaries of Filipina migrant hostesses in Tokyo / Rhacel Parreņas -- Bounded authenticity and the commerce of sex / Elizabeth Bernstein -- Economies of emotion, familiarity, fantasy, and desire : emotional labor in Ho Chi Minh City's sex industry / Kimberly Kay Hoang -- Making home care : law and social policy in the U.S. welfare state / Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein -- Power, intimacy, and contestation : Dorothy Bolden and domestic worker organizing in Atlanta in the 1960s / Premilla Nadasen -- Manicuring intimacies : inequality and resistance in nail salon work / Millian Kang -- But who will care for the children? : organizing child care providers in the wake of welfare reform / Ellen Reese -- Sex and (evacuation from) the city : the moral and legal regulation of sex workers in Vancouver's West End, 1975-1985 / Becki Ross -- Caring everywhere / Viviana Zelizer -- More intimate unions / Dorothy Sue Cobble.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Women -- Employment -- Social aspects.
Intimacy (Psychology) -- Economic aspects.
Interpersonal relations and culture.
Women employees -- Labor unions.
Sex-oriented businesses.
Work -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Boris, Eileen, 1948-
Parreņas, Rhacel Salazar.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804761925 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804761932 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780804777278 (e-book)

 
    
Available items only