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Date Created: 09/24/16
NOTES FROM 9/13/16 WGST 205-01 Transnational Care Work and Motherhood 2010 census o 726,437 domestic workers 99% foreign-born 95% women 93% women of color 76% non US citizens 75% in CA are Latina Private work Ladder of domestic work Last is live-in nannies o Recently immigrated o Most undocumented o Most exploited o Little to no autonomy o Modern slavery argument by scholars o Little money 2$ an hour Middle is live-out nannies o More desirable o Vulnerable to abuse o Extra hours no compensation Most desirable is house cleaner o Invisible labor o No real benefits Pension Not regulated by state o Abuse All o Informal o Private o Difficult to share o Take it upon themselves to improve their own conditions o Emotional work Not paid Friends Make relationships Emotional labor o Paid work where the worker is required to make their body (speech and emotion) to create a desired emotional response in the customer/clients o Emotions are commodified
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