Towards a Global History of Domestic and Caregiving Workers

Like the Linz conference as a whole, while historical in essence this volume contains contributions from a number of disciplines: history, sociology, and anthropology. The terms used to describe domestic workers have varied in time and ...

Towards a Global History of Domestic and Caregiving Workers

Towards a Global History of Domestic and Caregiving Workers

Domestic and caregiving work has been at the core of human existence throughout history. A team of international scholars addresses the issues of state, agency, and domestic service in colonizer frames globally in historical perspectives.

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