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Global Woman – Nannies, maids and Sex Workers in the new economy

This book is a collection of articles addressing different aspects of globalisation and the changing role of women. As its title suggests it looks at nannies, maids, and sex workers and is edited by Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild. Overall it is well written, well researched and very informative. It is also quite emotive.

If I were to criticise one thing, it would be that in parts of the book I felt there was an information overload that though relevant made it easy to lose interest. (more…)