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Maid to order in Hong Kong

Nicole Constable

Maid to order in Hong Kong

stories of migrant workers

by Nicole Constable

  • 47 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women domestics -- China -- Hong Kong,
  • Alien labor, Philippine -- China -- Hong Kong,
  • Alien labor, Indonesian -- China -- Hong Kong,
  • Filipinos -- Employment -- China -- Hong Kong,
  • Indonesians -- Employment -- China -- Hong Kong,
  • Women alien labor -- China -- Hong Kong

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNicole Constable.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6072.2.H78 C66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17899978M
    ISBN 109780801446474, 9780801473234
    LC Control Number2007013550

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    A maid, or housemaid or maidservant, is a female domestic gh now usually found only in the most wealthy of households, in the Victorian era domestic service was the second largest category of employment in England and Wales, after agricultural work. "Maid" in Middle English meant an unmarried woman, especially a young one, or specifically a virgin.   Hong Kong's maids say they're treated like second class citizens by controversially being denied permanent residency. For more on Adrian Brown's story, go to.


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As middle-class Chinese women have entered the Hong Kong /5. Sundays in Central District are a spectacular sight. There in Hong Kong's most celebrated financial district, amidst awesome high-rise structures, towering hotels, and dwarfed colonial government buildings, crowds of domestic workers, mainly from the Philippines, but also from other regions of South and Southeast Asia, gather to socialize, to attend to personal matters.

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Maids to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Migrant Workers by Nicole Constable Nicole Constable, in Maid to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Migrant Workers describes the physical and psychological lives of those domestic workers in the homes of Chinese in Hong Kong, their attitude towards their own lives and work, and the attitudes of the workers and the Chinese.

The interviews are lively, presenting an array of experiences."—China Quarterly "Maid to Order in Hong Kong is a stimulating and compellingly written book."—American Anthropologist "The combination of analyses of the social structural forms of domination and the individual forms of resistance makes Constable's work insightful and useful.

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Chiu. Employers in Hong Kong must also bear most recruitment and placement fees, including the cost of visas, insurance, required medical exams, and. Maid to Order in Hong Kong 作者: Nicole Constable 出版社: Cornell University Press 副标题: Stories of Migrant Workers, Second Edition 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Author: Nicole Constable.

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