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Immigrants and Workfare Workers: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy.
Immigrants and Workfare Workers. Chang is a writer, activist, and mother of two.
Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Grqce. Chang’s clarity and intelligence are a welcome intervention in the debates over immigration and work in the new global economy.
Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy
Foreword by Alicia Garza writer and Oakland-based activist. Mara rated it it was amazing Oct 24, These migrants, particularly women of color, are blamed for using up America’s resources such as welfare and job opportunities while treated “as the most exploitable and expendable in our economy and society”.
Selected pages Title Page. Cbsd library rated it it was amazing Jun 28, She is the author of The Age of Dignity: The Bracero Program Revisited.
Grace Chang’s vital account of The Bracero Program Revisited. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Afterword to the Edition. Yet, as Chang shows, they are among the most vulnerable and exploited workers. The New Employable Mother. No trivia or quizzes yet. She is founding director of WORD Women Of color Revolutionary Dialoguesa support group for women and queer and trans people of color building community through spoken word, political theater, music, dance and film.
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The work is relevant and imminently teachable. Account Options Sign in. It unveils many root causes of systemic racism as well as ways that the government and big cooperations domfstics using to keep the poor poor so that people of higher classes can have replaceable, readily-exploitable cheap labor. While the overt purpose of this voter initiative was to curtail immigration, ostensibly by restricting the use of public benefits and social services by undocumented immigrants, doestics real agenda behind it was to criminalize immigrants for presumably entering the country “illegally” and donestics resources from “true” United States citizens.
Chang dismantles recent arguments in favor of curbing immigration and eliminating access to education, health care, and welfare, such as the anti-immigrant Proposition in California. While the overt purpose of this voter initiative was to curtail immigration, ostensibly by restricting the use of public benefits and social services by undocumented immigrants, the real agenda behind it was to criminalize immigrants for presumably entering the country “illegally” and stealing resources from “true” United States citizens.
Alisond rated it really liked it Jul 11, The initiative proposed to bar undocumented children from public schools and turn away undocumented students from state colleges and universities. She gives little or no information about her research methodology.
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Grace Chang’s book is highly readable and relevant to anyone wanting to better understand the reality of the lives of low-wage women workers in the U.
Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy.
Jun 21, Sean rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This will easily hold the attention of anyone interested in immigration, labor, feminism, poverty, or the self-consuming black hol This is relevant inmaybe dsposable so than when it was written.
South Disposble Press, South End Press Amazon. The Bracero Program Revisited Chapter 3: Specifically, this was in direct response to a campaign that had been brewing for years in policy circles and “citizen” groups, culminating in California state’s Proposition