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by Jacklyn Cock

eBook Maids and Madams: Domestic Workers Under Apartheid download ISBN: 0704341654
Author: Jacklyn Cock
Publisher: Women's Press; Revised edition (June 1, 1990)
Language: English
Pages: 240
ePub: 1719 kb
Fb2: 1660 kb
Rating: 4.3
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Category: Political
Subcategory: Social Sciences

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KEYWORDS Female domestic workers; paid and unpaid domestic work; work and . Maids and Madams: Domestic Workers under Apartheid. Marriage and Family: A Foundation for Personal Decisions.

KEYWORDS Female domestic workers; paid and unpaid domestic work; work and wage of domestic workers ABSTRACT It is found that among all categories in the informal sector, earnings of domestic servants are lowest and their problems are many. Domestic workers remain as an unorganized job group though in 2004 the Karnataka Minimum Wage Act was passed. Our quantitative findings reveal that there is a positive correlation between socioeconomic status and life satisfaction.

Maids and Madams: Domestic Workers under Apartheid 1997. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Maids and Madams: Domestic Workers under Apartheid. London: Women's Press. Cole, Robert E. 1971. Japanese Blue Collar: The Changing Tradition. Berkeley: University of California Press. skilled tool and die makers and semi- and unskilled helpers Constable, Nicole. London: Women’s Press. The new maids: Transnational women and the care economy. Cominelli, C. (2003). Filippini nel settore domestico: i limiti di una integrazione subalterna. Sociologia del lavoro, 89, 52–67. Constable, N. (1997). Women breadwinners in the margins: Filipina domestic workers in Rome, Italy. In A. Fauve-Chamoux (E., Domestic service and the formation of European identity. Understanding the globalization of domestic work, 16th–21st Centuries.

Domestic workers in South Africa during apartheid lived oppressed and . Domestic workers struggles were not fully understood by the rest of their community because of two main reasons.

Domestic workers in South Africa during apartheid lived oppressed and difficult lives. They had to endure extreme racial prejudice and demeaning social norms that degraded their existence as people. Jacklyn Cock, a professor at the University of Witwatersrand, describes their helpless situation: ‘The maids in South Africa are indeed as a rule powerless and extremely vulnerable to manipulation and abuse’ (Cock 182).

23 Cock, Jacklyn, Maids and Madams: Domestic Workers under Apartheid, (New York .

23 Cock, Jacklyn, Maids and Madams: Domestic Workers under Apartheid, (New York: Women’s Press, 1989), 4. 24 Cock,, Maids and Madams, 14. 25 Fish, Jennifer, Domestic Democracy: At Home in South Africa (New York and London: Routledge, 2006), 81. 26 Ally, Shireen, From Servants to Workers: South African Domestic Workers and the Democratic State (Ithaca: Cornell University Press), 2011

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