MIGRANT FILIPINA DOMESTIC WORKERS AND THE INTERNATIONAL DIVISION OF REPRODUCTIVE LABOR

@article{Parreas2000MIGRANTFD,
  title={MIGRANT FILIPINA DOMESTIC WORKERS AND THE INTERNATIONAL DIVISION OF REPRODUCTIVE LABOR},
  author={Rhacel Salazar Parre{\~n}as},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={560 - 580}
}
  • R. Parreñas
  • Published 1 August 2000
  • Sociology, Economics
  • Gender & Society
This article examines the politics of reproductive labor in globalization. Using the case of migrant Filipina domestic workers, the author presents the formation of a three-tier transfer of reproductive labor in globalization between the following groups of women: (1) middle-class women in receiving nations, (2) migrant domestic workers, and (3) Third World women who are too poor to migrate. The formation of this international division of labor suggests that reproduction activities, as they… 
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