Servant Problem: Domestic Employment in a Global Economy

Servant Problem: Domestic Employment in a Global Economy

by Rosie Cox
     
 

ISBN-10: 1850436193

ISBN-13: 9781850436195

Pub. Date: 04/21/2006

Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited


There are now more servants in Britain than in Victorian times. This explosion in paid domestic employment is part of a global trend. Rosie Cox's timely new work examines the reality of paid domestic labor in Britain today and explores the global trends that sustain this growth of domestic employment. She shows how the economy depends on women working outside the

Overview


There are now more servants in Britain than in Victorian times. This explosion in paid domestic employment is part of a global trend. Rosie Cox's timely new work examines the reality of paid domestic labor in Britain today and explores the global trends that sustain this growth of domestic employment. She shows how the economy depends on women working outside the home and examines the experiences of both employers and employees who have joined this new global labor market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781850436195
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
04/21/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• The New World Order
• Domestic Employment in Britain
• Minding the Gap: Childcare
• Rich and Poor
• Between Slavery and Luxury; Living as a Domestic Worker
• Conclusion

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