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Migration, masculinities and reproductive labour: men of the home

By: Gallo, Ester.
Contributor(s): Scrinzi, Francesca [Co-author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Migration, diasporas and citizenship. Publisher: UK Palgrave Macmillan 2016Description: xv, 311 p.ISBN: 9781137379788.Subject(s): Social sciences | Sociology | Gender expression | Emigration and immigrationDDC classification: 300 Online resources: E-Book Access Method: Summary: This innovative book analyses the role gender plays in the relationship between globalisation, migration and reproductive labour. Exploring the gendered experiences of migrant men and the social construction of racialised masculinities in the context of the 'international division of reproductive labour' (IDRL), it examines how new patterns of consumption and provision of paid domestic/care work lead to forms of inequality across racial, ethnic, gender and class lines. Based on an ethnographic analysis of the working and family lives of migrant men within the IDRL, it focuses on the practices and strategies of migrant men employed as domestic/care workers in Italy. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/iimahd/detail.action?docID=4720392
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Table of Contents:


1: Introduction: Men and Masculinities in the International Division of Reproductive Labour
2: Migrant Men in Europe and Beyond: Historical and Sociological Perspectives
3: Gender, Racism, and Migrant Reproductive Labour in Italy and Europe
4: Migrant Men Doing ‘Women’s Work’
5: Masculinities and Work Relations in the Home
6: Masculinity, Reproductive Labour, and Transnational Families
7: Moving Out of ‘Women’s Work’
8: Conclusion: Migrant Men’s Strategies in the IDRL

This innovative book analyses the role gender plays in the relationship between globalisation, migration and reproductive labour. Exploring the gendered experiences of migrant men and the social construction of racialised masculinities in the context of the 'international division of reproductive labour' (IDRL), it examines how new patterns of consumption and provision of paid domestic/care work lead to forms of inequality across racial, ethnic, gender and class lines. Based on an ethnographic analysis of the working and family lives of migrant men within the IDRL, it focuses on the practices and strategies of migrant men employed as domestic/care workers in Italy.


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