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Empowering migrant women: why agency and rights are not enough / Leah Briones

By: Briones, Leah.
Publisher: London: Ashgate, 2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: 231 p.ISBN: 9780754675327.Subject(s): Foreign workers -- Philippine -- Women migrant labor -- PhilippinesDDC classification: 331.40899921
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; List of Abbreviations; Series Editors' Preface; Acknowledgments; Glossary; PART I: Victims or Victors? Filipina Domestic Workers in Paris and Hong Kong; 1 Capability and International Labor Migration for Domestic Work; 2 Development: The Structural Context of Global Domestic Work Migration; PART II: Agency and Filipina Overseas Domestic Work; 3 Empty Agency: The Oppressed Third World Woman; 4 Beyond Rights: Embodying and Empowering Agency; PART III: Agency, Capability and Filipina Overseas Domestic Workers; 5 The FODW Institution. 6 A Capability Approach to Agency7 Agency, Capability and the Migrant Domestic Worker; PART IV: Conclusion; 8 A Capable Agency Approach: Livelihood, Resources and Human Rights; Appendices; Appendix 1 Respondents' Profiles; Appendix 2 Profiles of NGOs and Associations Contacted during Fieldwork; Appendix 3 Typical Migration Cycle of a Migrant Worker; Appendix 4 RESPECT-Migrant Domestic Workers Charter of Rights: Rights, Equality, Solidarity, Power, Europe, Cooperation, Today; Appendix 5 Interview Schedule (English Version); Bibliography; Index.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; List of Abbreviations; Series Editors' Preface; Acknowledgments; Glossary;

PART I: Victims or Victors? Filipina Domestic Workers in Paris and Hong Kong; 1 Capability and International Labor Migration for Domestic Work; 2 Development: The Structural Context of Global Domestic Work Migration;

PART II: Agency and Filipina Overseas Domestic Work; 3 Empty Agency: The Oppressed Third World Woman; 4 Beyond Rights: Embodying and Empowering Agency;

PART III: Agency, Capability and Filipina Overseas Domestic Workers; 5 The FODW Institution. 6 A Capability Approach to Agency7 Agency, Capability and the Migrant Domestic Worker;

PART IV: Conclusion; 8 A Capable Agency Approach: Livelihood, Resources and Human Rights; Appendices; Appendix 1 Respondents' Profiles; Appendix 2 Profiles of NGOs and Associations Contacted during Fieldwork; Appendix 3 Typical Migration Cycle of a Migrant Worker; Appendix 4 RESPECT-Migrant Domestic Workers Charter of Rights: Rights, Equality, Solidarity, Power, Europe, Cooperation, Today; Appendix 5 Interview Schedule (English Version); Bibliography; Index.

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