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Scripts of servitude : language, labor migration and transnational domestic work / Beatriz P. Lorente.

Author/Creator:
Lorente, Beatriz P. author.
Publication:
Bristol, UK ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Multilingual Matters, [2018]
Series:
Critical language and literacy studies.
Critical language and literacy studies : 24
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 176 pages ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Foreign workers, Filipino -- Singapore.
Women foreign workers -- Singapore -- Language.
Women household employees -- Singapore.
English language -- Social aspects -- Singapore.
Language and languages -- Economic aspects -- Philippines.
Contents:
Language and transnational domestic workers
The making of "workers of the world": language and the labor brokerage state
Assembling the "supermaid": language and communication skills for "vulnerable occupations"
Marketing domestic workers: maid agencies in Singapore
The English-speaking Other looks back
Translating selves: the trajectories of transnational Filipino domestic workers
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781783098996
1783098996
9781783098989
1783098988
9781783099023
OCLC:
1004206453
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