Essays about: "migrant domestic workers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words migrant domestic workers.

  1. 1. Intersecting Oppressions of Migrant Domestic Workers : (In)Securities of Female Migration to Lebanon

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Janine Gunzelmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Gendered Migration; Migrant Domestic Workers; Intersectionality; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This Master’s thesis explores the intersection of powers that create (in)secure female migration to Lebanon. It contributes to a growing literature corpus about the lives of women, originating from South/ South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, who migrate to Lebanon to work in the domestic work sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Can you help me top-up my mobile data?"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kadesiree Thossaphonpaisan; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : migrant domestic workers; virtual mobility; Facebook; gendered mobility; ICTs;

    Abstract : In the globalised world, it is evident that mobile phones have the potential to empower migrant workers by making them feel more connected and providing access to information and services. Additionally, connecting to the Internet means not only social connection but also collective actions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultural encounters and cheap labor: An interrogation of the Danish au pair scheme

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Violeta Ligraien Yanez Hidalgo; [2019]
    Keywords : Domestic labor; Au pair; Philippines; Denmark; Labor migration;

    Abstract : The present paper interrogates the Danish au pair scheme’s legitimacy as a cultural exchange program. The paper will introduce the theory of a segmented labor market and situate the au pair scheme within an empirical context of a global demand for migrant domestic labor. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Untenable Space: The Domestic Labor Sector as a Site of Forced Labor for Migrants Problem representations and framing processes within Civil Society in Singapore

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Amanda Munoz Gamage; [2019]
    Keywords : Civil society; migrant domestic workers; Singapore; isomorphism; problem representations; framing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As one of the primary countries of destination for migrant domestic workers in Asia, Singapore is a developed country with one of the highest standards of living in the region. Yet, the city-state has been on the receiving end of extensive criticism concerning the rights and protections of migrant domestic workers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts in Hong Kong

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Julia Guse; [2019]
    Keywords : Hong Kong; anti- human trafficking; female migrant domestic workers; civil society actors; agency; empowerment; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study investigates how civil society actors contribute to anti-human trafficking efforts in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), China, hereinafter referred to as Hong Kong. Thereby, the direct and indirect roles of NGOs and migrant domestic workers community leaders in such efforts are identified. READ MORE