This book examines a wide range of migration patterns which have arisen, and exposes the tensions and difficulties including: legal and empowerment issues, cultural and language diversities and barriers, and the impact of live-in employment.
The book features case studies taken from Europe, South and North America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa and uses original fieldwork using quantitative and qualitative methods.
"The voices of migrant women come through very clearly, interwoven with comprehensive data and analysis" Anti-Slavery Reporter Jan 2000
"For anyone with a professional interest in women's studies, the global phenomenon of female migration, and the reality of the lives of migrant domestic workers, this is a must have." - Anti-Slavery Reporter Jan 2000