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Author Ally, Shireen A

Title From servants to workers : South African domestic workers and the democratic state / Shireen Ally

Publ Info Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR, 2009
 RWU Main Library  HD6072.2.S6 A45 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  HD6072.2 S6 A45 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 228 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-219) and index
Contents Introduction : maid with rights? -- Apartheid servitude. The Apartheid state and modern servitude ; Beyond the backyard : the shift to live-out and part-time work -- Turning "servants" into workers. Protecting "vulnerable" workers? : workers embrace and reject state power ; Intimate work : state power versus workers' power ; Paid to care : the dual-care regime -- Workers' struggles. Demobilizing domestic workers ; "Like the heart in the body" : manyanos and mother-workers -- Conclusion : formalization of paid domestic work versus socialization of reproduction
LC subject Women household employees -- South Africa
Employee rights -- South Africa
Labor policy -- South Africa
Democratization -- South Africa
ISBN 9780801448324 (hbk.)
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