A Risky Business?

A Risky Business?

Ukrainian Migrant Women in Warsaw's Domestic Work Sector

eBook - 2012
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This book is about migration as a form of risk-taking. Based on Ukrainian women's experiences in the Polish domestic work sector, it presents a new approach to analyse movements of female migrants responding to the demand for household labour around the world. Risks involved in migration and in migrant domestic work are accounted for in detail alongside an analysis of the migration decision-making processes. This study shows how social ties and migrant institutions effectively reduce the otherwise radical asymmetry of power between an individual migrant, the state and an employer. A Risky Busi.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9789048514472
9048514479
9789089643278
9089643273
Characteristics: 1 online resource (222 pages)

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