The crisis of care, international migration, and public policy

@article{Benera2008TheCO,
  title={The crisis of care, international migration, and public policy},
  author={Lourdes Bener{\'i}a},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  year={2008},
  volume={14},
  pages={1 - 21}
}
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