Since the 1990s, care in Spain has become globalized while, simultaneously, migration has become feminized, as an influx of migrant women has arrived to work as care providers. Several investigations of global care chains have shown how these women facilitate the reproductive life of many Spanish families and allow them to preserve a sexual division of labor. I analyze the family life rights of migrant domestic workers and their strategies of reconciling work and family life, through three cases of Latin American migrant women who work by the hour in several households. I argue that in domestic work and paid care in these private households, exploitation..
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Quaderns de l'Institut Catala d'Antropologia|
|Issue number||22 (2)|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2017|