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Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence, With a New Preface

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo


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In this enlightening and timely work, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo highlights the voices, experiences, and views of Mexican and Central American women who care for other people's children and homes, as well as the outlooks of the women who employ them in Los Angeles. The new preface looks at the current issues facing immigrant domestic workers in a global context.

University of California Press, 9780520251717, 318pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 2007

About the Author

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo is Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California.