Franklin

Care work and class : domestic workers' struggle for equal rights in Latin America / Merike Blofield.

Author/Creator:
Blofield, Merike.
Publication:
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 185 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Household employees -- Latin America -- Social conditions.
Social classes -- Latin America.
Equality -- Latin America.
Industrial relations -- Latin America.
Labor movement -- Latin America -- History -- 21st century.
Summary:
"Examines the movement for labor reform among domestic workers in Latin America. Explores how domestic workers' mobilization, strategic alliances, and political windows of opportunity can lead to improved rights"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Preface and acknowledgments
List of acronyms
Introduction
Domestic workers in Latin America today
Overcoming elite resistance
Working in chronic informality
Bolivia and Costa Rica : social mobilization and reform from the bottom up
Uruguay and Chile : basic universalism versus top-down incrementalism
Conclusion
Notes
References
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780271053271 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271053275 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
759050031
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