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Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship

Gender, Migration and Domestic Work

Masculinities, Male Labour and Fathering in the UK and USA

Authors: Kilkey, M., Perrons, D., Plomien, A.

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About this book

Based on studies conducted in the UK and USA, this book investigates the experiences of suppliers and consumers of masculinized domestic services, exploring issues such as increasing inequality, migration, the rise of commoditized domestic services, contemporary masculinities and the gendering of paid work.

About the authors

MAJELLA KILKEY is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Sheffield, UK. She is author of Lone Mothers Between Paid Work and Care.
DIANE PERRONS is Professor of Economic Geography and Gender Studies at the London School of Economics, UK. She is author of Globalization and Social Change: People and Places in a Divided World.
ANIA PLOMIEN is Lecturer in Gender and Social Science at the Gender Institute, London School of Economics, UK.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Gender, Migration and Domestic Work: An Introduction

    Kilkey, Majella (et al.)

    Pages 1-19

  • Globalization, Migration and Domestic Work: Gendering the Debate

    Kilkey, Majella (et al.)

    Pages 20-34

  • Researching Men in the Relationship between Gender, Migration and Domestic Work

    Kilkey, Majella (et al.)

    Pages 35-64

  • Migrants and Male Domestic Work in the UK: The Rise of the ‘Polish Handyman’

    Kilkey, Majella (et al.)

    Pages 65-93

  • Connecting Men in the International Division of Domestic Work: The New ‘Father Time-Bind’, Global Divisions between Men and Gender Inequalities

    Kilkey, Majella (et al.)

    Pages 94-121

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eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-30393-6
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $100.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-29720-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $95.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-33408-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gender, Migration and Domestic Work
Book Subtitle
Masculinities, Male Labour and Fathering in the UK and USA
Authors
Series Title
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30393-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137303936
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29720-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33408-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 213
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