Ghar Mein Kām Hai (There is Work in the House)

  title={Ghar Mein Kām Hai (There is Work in the House)},
  author={T. Chambers and Ayesha Ansari},
  journal={Journal of South Asian Development},
  pages={141 - 163}
This article examines the utilization of female Muslim factory workers, in a North Indian woodworking industry, as domestic labour in the homes of their employers. The ethnography illustrates the importance of considering hidden forms of domestic-sector employment where workers are coopted into domestic tasks. The illumination of ‘coopted domestic labour’ has implications for understanding the breadth and scope of the sector and contributes to debates around its regulation, definition, growth… Expand
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