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by Abigail Bakan,Daiva Stasiulis

eBook Not One of  the  Family: Foreign Domestic Workers in Canada download ISBN: 0802006426
Author: Abigail Bakan,Daiva Stasiulis
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division (September 27, 1997)
Language: English
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Abigail B. Bakan is a professor and Chair of the Department of Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for . Daiva K. Stasiulis is a professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University.

Abigail B. Bakan is a professor and Chair of the Department of Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Paperback: 176 pages.

1 Foreign Domestic Worker Policy in Canada and the Social Boundaries of Modern Citizenship. ABIGAIL B. BAKAN and DAIVA STASIULIS

1 Foreign Domestic Worker Policy in Canada and the Social Boundaries of Modern Citizenship. BAKAN and DAIVA STASIULIS. Recent discussions in political philosophy have raised the thorny question of the rights associated with belonging to a particular political community, the nation-state, and the criteria used to define full and equal membership within this community (Balibar 1991; Fierlbeck 1991; Hall and Held 1989; Kymlicka 1995; Turner 1990; Young 1990).

The analysis is Not One of the Family is both theoretical and practical, framing ideologies of privacy, maternalism .

The analysis is Not One of the Family is both theoretical and practical, framing ideologies of privacy, maternalism, familialism, and rights, as well as examining government policy, labour organizing, and strategies to resist exploitation. Introduction, Abigail B. Bakan and Daiva Stasiulis - Foreign domestic worker policy in Canada and the social boundaries of modern citizenship, Abigail B. Bakan and Daiva Stasiulis - From mothers of the nation to migrant workers, Sedef Arat-Koc - An affair between nations : international relations and the movement of household service workers, Patricia M. Daenzer - Little victories.

1997 Bakan, Abigail B. and Daiva Stasiulis. Not one of the family: Foreign domestic workers in Canada, 1997. Foreign domestic worker policy in Canada and the social boundaries of modern citizenship. Making the match: Domestic placement agencies and the racialization of women's household work. AB Bakan, DK Stasiulis. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 20 (2), 303-335, 1995. AB Bakan, D Stasiulis. Science & Society, 7-33, 1994. Ideology and class conflict in Jamaica: the politics of rebellion. McGill-Queen's Press-MQUP, 1990.

Not One Of The Family: Foreign Domestic Workers in Canada. Many of the problems faced by migrant domestic workers in attaining and exercising basic citizenship rights stem from their enforced confinement to employment within private households, where workers’ rights remain unprotected or unregulated.

DAIVA STASIULIS is Professor of Sociology at Carleton University

DAIVA STASIULIS is Professor of Sociology at Carleton University. Her publications include Unsettling Settler Societies: Articulations of Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Class (with Nira Yuval-Davis). Show all. Table of contents (8 chapters). Introduction: Negotiating Citizenship.

In Not One of the Family, experts on foreign domestic workers and ists document how the Canadian system has institutionalized unequal treatment of citizen and non-citizen workers. Since the 1940s, rights of citizenship for immigrant domestic workers in Canada have declined while the number of women recruited from Third World countries to work in Canadian homes has dramatically increased.

Abigail "Abbie" B. Bakan was Professor of Political Studies at Queen"s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada from 1998 to 2013 and was an associate and then assistant professor at the university from 1985 until 1998.

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Not One Of The Family: Foreign Domestic Workers in Canada. January 2005 · Contemporary Sociology.

The previous chapter considered the global conditions under which migration from the Third World to the First World, and the migration of female domestic workers in particular, occurs. Citizenship rights, and the denial of those rights, are negotiated in a global nexus of human relations where. various interests, ideas and practices are enacted, and come into conflict in contested arenas. Not One Of The Family: Foreign Domestic Workers in Canada.

In Not One of the Family, experts on foreign domestic workers and workers-turned-activists document how the Canadian system has institutionalized unequal treatment of citizen and non-citizen workers. Since the 1940s, rights of citizenship for immigrant domestic workers in Canada have declined while the number of women recruited from Third World countries to work in Canadian homes has dramatically increased. The analysis in Not One of the Family is both theoretical to the practical, framing ideologies of privacy, maternalism, familialism, and rights, as well as examining government policy, labour organizing, and strategies to resist exploitation.

A key resource for all centres for women and immigrant workers, Not One of the Family is also essential reading for civil rights and immigration lawyers, labour groups, and government policy makers.